July 19, 2018

Kick has won the Branford Boase, a prize that is awarded annually to the author and editors of an outstanding début children's novel. The Branford Boase has recognized many of my favourite authors over the years, and so to receive the award myself is a wonderfully surreal experience, not least...

May 9, 2018

Somehow, I didn’t encounter Mal Peet's work until a couple of years ago, after I’d written Kick. It was probably just as well; Peet’s extraordinary football novels - Keeper, The Penalty, and Exposure - are good enough to put you off writing. The common thread through each book is Paul Faustino...

September 8, 2017

Kick was finally published on September 1st, and to celebrate Waterstones Norwich hosted a launch party! It was fantastic (and quite humbling) to see so many people turn out to support me, especially as many of those in attendance have contributed so much towards my writing. From those who tau...

July 31, 2017

On 17th September, 18 Usbornites and I will be cycling from London to Brighton in an effort to raise money for Amnesty International UK. Amnesty protect thousands of people facing human rights abuses and injustices around the world, and we hope to raise £5,000 to support their amazing work. To...

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