Lucy Christopher

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Lucy Christopher
Born
Wales
CitizenshipAustralian and British
OccupationAuthor
Years active2009–present
AgentGreene and Heaton
Known forStolen
Websitelucychristopher.com

Lucy Christopher is a British/Australian author best known for her novel Stolen, which won the Branford Boase award 2010 in the UK, and the 2010 Gold Inky in Australia. Her second book, Flyaway, was shortlisted for the 2010 Costa Book Awards and the 2010 Waterstone's Children's Book Prize.[1][2] She currently lives in the United Kingdom and is working on her fourth novel, as well as the screenplay for her critically acclaimed novel Stolen.

Life[edit]

Lucy grew up in Australia and attended Mentone Girls' Grammar School,[3] but now resides in the UK. She works as a sessional lecturer at Bath Spa University, having studied for an MA in creative writing there.[4] She visited the school of Mexico "Instituto Verde Valle" in Guadalajara. There she gave a conference about her books.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Stolen (2009/2010) or in Spanish Robada una carta a mi secuestrador
  • Flyaway (2012)
  • The Killing Woods (2013) or in Spanish El bosque del verdugo
  • Storm-wake (5 April 2018)

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Mark (16 November 2010). "Costa prize shortlist falls short on biographies". http://www.guardian.co.uk: Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 16 May 2011. The shortlisted children's books – only once the winner of the overall prize – are Lucy Christopher, a graduate of the Bath Spa university creative writing MA course, for Flyaway...
  2. ^ Pauli, Michelle (10 February 2010). "Great Hamster Massacre wins Waterstone's children's books prize". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 September 2016.
  3. ^ http://www.mentonegirls.vic.edu.au/page/Old_Girls/Remarkable_Women/Lucy_Christopher/
  4. ^ doublecluck
  5. ^ GreeneHeaton Archived 14 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ http://www.lucychristopher.com/printz-honor-award-speech-and
  7. ^ http://www.lucychristopher.com/photos-southern-schools-book-award-2
  8. ^ The Inkys
  9. ^ http://www.lucychristopher.com/hull-childrens-book-award

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