Authors

  • William Hussey

    William Hussey

    William Hussey's The Outrage, set in a future England that has become a fascist state, is published this month. As a gay man and a visiting author, Hussey has spoken to hundreds of LGBTQ+ students worldwide. Hearing their stories of modern intolerance, prejudice and the tragic...

  • Elen Caldecott

    Elen Caldecott

    Elen Caldecott graduated with an MA in Writing for Young People from Bath Spa University. At the end of the course she was highly commended in the PFD Prize for Most Promising Writer for Young People. Before becoming a writer, she was an archaeologist, a nurse, a theatre usher and a mus...

  • Wibke Brueggemann

    Wibke Brueggemann

    Wibke Brueggemann grew up in northern Germany and the United States, but London is now her home.She originally studied acting at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, and then decided to become a writer.Wibke has a Master's in Writing for Young People...

  • William Sutcliffe

    William Sutcliffe

    William Sutcliffe's The Gifted, the Talented and Me is a rare funny book for teenage readers and his latest novel, The Summer We Turned Green, will also have lots of appeal for this age range.  He has written 13 novel...

  • Angharad Walker

    Angharad Walker

    Angharad Walker's debut children's books, The Ash House, explores a house made of ash and smoke that has hidden secrets. She grew up on military bases in the UK, Germany and Cyprus, where stories were often being told about far-flung places, past conflicts, an...

  • Susin Nielsen

    Susin Nielsen

    Susin Nielsen's new book, Tremendous Things, explores the life of a teenaged boy who already feels as if he's a loser.  Nielsen originally started in film, feeding cast and crew on the popular television series, Degrassi Junior High. They hated her food, but they saw her spark for writing. Sus...

  • Leigh Bardugo

    Leigh Bardugo

    Leigh Bardugo was born in Jerusalem, grew up in Los Angeles, and graduated from Yale University. These days, she lives in Hollywood, where she indulges her fondness for glamour, ghouls, and costuming in her other life as makeup artist. Occasionally, she can be heard singing with her band, Capt...

  • Fleur Hitchcock

    Fleur Hitchcock

    Born in Chobham, by an airfield, and raised outside Winchester on the banks of the river Itchen, Fleur Hitchcock grew up as the youngest child of three. She spent her smallest years reading Tintin and Batman under her brother's bed, and searching for King Alfred's treasure in the river. <p...