Sam Eastland is the pseudonymn of Paul Watkins. He is a teacher and writer-in-residence at The Peddie School, and formerly taught at Lawrenceville School. He attended the Dragon School, Oxford, Eton and Yale University. He received a B.A. from Yale and was a University Fellow at Syracuse University, New York.
His recollections of his time at the Dragon School and Etonform his autobiographical work Stand Before Your God: An American Schoolboy in England (1993). He wrote his first book, Night Over Day Over Night (1988), when he was 16 years old.
His other works are Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn (1989), Archangel (1995), The Story of my Disappearance (1997), The Ice Soldier (2005), The Fellowship of Ghosts: Travels in the Land of Midnight Sun (2006), The Red Moth (2013), The Beast in the Red Forest (2014), Red Icon (2015).
He lives in the United States and Great Britain and is currently working on his next novel.
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