Thank you very much to CILIP for the nomination – it means a great deal, and I am delighted to be among so many wonderful books and authors. The full list of nominations can be found here. The longlist will be published in February 2017.
Here’s something totally thrilling: a blog tour! Once upon a time I did not know what a blog tour was; now I get to have one of my very own… seven lovely bloggers are hosting seven posts (by me) over seven days, covering all sorts of things from literary tutors to things I learned when… Read more »
Every artist must have a to-be-covered list, and on mine there has always been a song by Metallica. When the band that I was a part of, Second Person, was playing a residency at Pizza on the Park (very fancy), we sometimes used to play a bit of ‘My Friend of Misery’ as an outro… Read more »
I will be joining authors Lu Hershey (‘Deep Water’) and Katharine and Elizabeth Corr (‘The Witch’s Kiss’) to chat about mythology, magic, fairytales and more in YA and beyond. The discussion will be chaired by Chris of the YAfictionados, and held at Queen’s Park Books – my local and much-loved bookshop. The event starts at… Read more »