Jan 30-Feb 4
Residential Writing Week: Writing for Children and Young Adults
Grabbing and holding the attention of your reader
Emily Barr is the author of eighteen published novels, and is currently working on the next two. Her first novel, backpack, won the WHSmith New Talent award and she has since twice been nominated for the Carnegie Medal. She has written four YA novels, including the multi-award winning The One Memory of Flora Banks, which was published in 27 languages and shortlisted for the YA Book Prize. Her first horror novel, We Hear Voices, was published by Berkley in the US in 2020, and her most recent YA novel, Things to Do Before the End of the World, was published by Penguin in 2021.