Sophie Ward is an actor and writer. She has published articles in The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Observer, The Spectator, Diva and Red magazine, and her short stories have been published in the anthologies, Finding A Voice, Book of Numbers and The Spiral Path, and The Gold Room. Her book, A Marriage Proposal; the importance of equal marriage and what it means for all of us was published by The Guardian short books in 2014. In 2018, Sophie won the Royal Academy Pin Drop award for her short story Sunbed. She has a degree in Philosophy and Literature and has a PhD from Goldsmiths on the use of narrative in philosophy of mind.