Lucy Christopher

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Lucy Christopher
Born Wales
Citizenship Australian and British
Occupation Author
Years active 2009–present
Agent Greene and Heaton
Known for Stolen
Website lucychristopher.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 Costa Book Awards 2010.[1] 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,[2] 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.[3] 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) is not available in Mexico
  • The Killing Woods (2013) or in Spanish El bosque del verdugo

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. ^ http://www.mentonegirls.vic.edu.au/page/Old_Girls/Remarkable_Women/Lucy_Christopher/
  3. ^ doublecluck
  4. ^ GreeneHeaton
  5. ^ http://www.lucychristopher.com/printz-honor-award-speech-and
  6. ^ http://www.lucychristopher.com/photos-southern-schools-book-award-2
  7. ^ The Inkys
  8. ^ http://www.lucychristopher.com/hull-childrens-book-award

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