Lucy Christopher is the international bestselling author of STOLEN, FLYAWAY, and THE KILLING WOODS. She grew up in Melbourne, but moved to the UK to earn an MA, as well as PhD, in Creative Writing. Lucy now works as Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. STOLEN won many international awards including the Branford Boase, Gold Inky, Prix Farniente and a Printz Honor Award. STOLEN was also shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, the CBCA Award for Older Readers, and the Carnegie Medal. FLYAWAY won an International Reading Association Award, and was shortlisted for the Costa Prize, Waterstones prize, Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, and longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. THE KILLING WOODS has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for the Leeds Book Award. Lucy has co-written the screen adaptation of STOLEN, and is currently working on her fourth novel for young adults and a picture book for younger readers.
‘A vivid new voice for teens’– Melvin Burgess