Rose Tremain, CBE FRSL is an author whose work has been published in thirty countries. She has won the Orange Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, The Whitbread 'Novel of the Year' Award and the Prix Femina Étranger in France. She is currently Chancellor of the University of East Anglia and has twice judged the Booker Prize for Fiction. In 2007 she was awarded a CBE. She has served on the Management Committee.