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KESIA LUPO

Thursday 28 March 2019

17:00 GMT (UK TIME)

Kesia’s debut YA fantasy novel We Are Blood and Thunder will be storming into the book charts in April 2019, published by Bloomsbury. Having studied History in Oxford and with an MA in Creative Writing Kesia is well-placed to write a novel. She has worked in editorial for Pan Macmillan and is now a SENIOR EDITOR for Chicken House so we already have LOTS of questions to ask her. What would you like to know?

David Litchfield

AUTHOR / ILLUSTRATOR

THURSDAY 11 APRIL 19:00 BST

Getting published

David Litchfield is a multi-award winning illustrator and author. As well as his own books,Grandad’s Secret GiantThe Bear and The Piano, and The Bear, The Piano, The Dog and The Fiddlehe has illustrated books and covers for multiple authors and his artwork is often found in magazines, newspapers and t-shirts. Discover a world of light and shade and bring your writing / drawing questions – and a sketchbook!

Emma Woolf

AUTHOR / PRESENTER

Date: THURSDAY 9 MAY 12:00 BST

Getting Published

Wow! An hour is not going to be long enough with writer, critic, journalist and TV/radio presenter Emma Woolf! Where do we even begin? Author of multiple bestselling self-care books including An Apple A Day, The Ministry of Thin and her recent book Wellbeing, she has proved her novel writing gene (perhaps inherited from great aunt Virginia!) is alive and well with Ways To Escape and latest novel England’s Lane. Join us to find out how she does it!

James Nicol

AUTHOR

Date: THURSDAY 16 MAY 13:00 BST

Getting published

Not only has James penned an amazing trilogy about the trials and tribulations of an apprentice witch but Arianwyn’s adventures are now being adapted for the TV! How did James wave a magic wand over his writing to achieve this? Let’s discover how The Apprentice Witch, A Witch Alone and A Witch Come True began their adventure to publication with Chicken House Books, founded by the legend that is Barry Cunningham.

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