Tabitha Suzuma

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Tabitha Suzuma
Tabitha Suzuma purple.jpg
Born Tabitha Victoria Anne Suzuma
1975 (age 41–42)
London, United Kingdom
Occupation Author
Nationality British
Period 2006 - present
Genre Fiction, Young adult fiction, Children's literature
Website
www.tabithasuzuma.com

Tabitha Suzuma (born February 2, 1975, in London) is a British writer.

Biography[edit]

Tabitha Suzuma was born in London in 1975 to an English mother and a Japanese father, the eldest of five children. She went to the French Lycée, but stopped attending school at age fourteen. Ten years later, she became a teacher and wrote her first novel, A Note of Madness. She went on to write three more novels for young adults: From Where I Stand, A Voice in the Distance and Without Looking Back. Her latest novel, Forbidden, is an incestuous love story between a brother and sister. She is currently working on her sixth novel.

Bibliography[edit]

FORBIDDEN by Tabitha Suzuma

Young adult novels[edit]

  • A Note of Madness (Random House, 2006)
  • From Where I Stand (Random House, 2007)
  • A Voice in the Distance (Random House, 2008)
  • Without Looking Back (Random House, 2009)
  • Forbidden (Random House, 2010)
  • Hurt (Random House, 2013)

Awards[edit]

  • 2006 A Note of Madness shortlisted for the Times Educational Supplement NASEN Book Award
  • 2007 A Note of Madness shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award[1]
  • 2008 A Note of Madness nominated for the Young Minds Book Award
  • 2008 From Where I Stand winner of the Young Minds Book Award[2]
  • 2008 From Where I Stand winner of the Stockport Schools Book Award[3]
  • 2008 From Where I Stand shortlisted for the Lancashire Children's Book of the Year[4]
  • 2008 From Where I Stand shortlisted for the North Lanarkshire Catalyst Book Award[5]
  • 2008 From Where I Stand nominated for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize
  • 2008 From Where I Stand nominated for the Carnegie Medal[6]
  • 2008 Without Looking Back nominated for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize
  • 2009 A Voice in the Distance nominated for the UKLA Children's Book Award
  • 2008 A Voice in the Distance shortlisted for the Lancashire Children's Book of the Year[7]
  • 2009 Without Looking Back shortlisted for the Young Minds Book Award[8][9]
  • 2010 Without Looking Back shortlisted for the Stockport Schools Book Award[10]
  • 2011 Forbidden nominated for the Carnegie Medal[11]
  • 2011 Proibito winner of the Premio Speciale Cariparma for European Literature 2011[12]

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