My first Hay Festival

31st May 2018

This is going to be my first trip to Hay, and it's particularly exciting because Flora Banks is shortlisted for the YA Book Prize (in immense company), and the prize is awarded at Hay. So I'll be doing a panel with Patrice Lawrence and Holly Bourne.

And I'll be at the book prize itself.

If you're going to be there, please come and say hello!

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