Joanna Nadin is a former broadcast journalist and special adviser to the Prime Minister. Since leaving politics, she’s written more than seventy books for children and teenagers, including the award-winning PENNY DREADFUL series, the bestselling RACHEL RILEY diaries and the FLYING FERGUS adventures with Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy.
She’s a winner of the Fantastic Book Award and the Surrey Book Award, and has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Booktrust Best Book award and Queen of Teen among others, and nominated for the Carnegie Medal for JOE ALL ALONE, which is currently being adapted for television. Joanna also freelances as a speechwriter and lectures in creative writing at Bath Spa University. THE QUEEN OF BLOODY EVERYTHING is her first novel for adults.