A workshop exploration of accessible fantasy, mixing history with imaginary worlds, and how to approach writing it yourself.
Finbar Hawkins is a graduate of the Bath Spa MA in Writing for Young People. He grew up in Blackheath, London and now lives in Wiltshire with his family, in a landscape steeped in myth and legend. He is a creative director and script writer for Aardman Animations, where he makes fun interactive things for children of all ages.
Published by Zephyr, Finbar’s debut novel, Witch, was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award and nominated for the 2022 Carnegie medal. His latest, ‘Stone’, was published last year, with his
next book due for publication in 2024.