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Flora wins a prize!

I was SO DELIGHTED when The One Memory of Flora Banks won this year's St Helen's Schools Library Service book award, particularly because it was voted for…

Bogotà

I have never had a weekend like it. Last weekend I flew to Bogota and stayed there for four nights, courtesy of the FILBo book fair, taking…

Memory Tape

I was super excited to be on Lauren Laverne’s BBC 6 show today with my Memory Tapes. To celebrate International Women’s Day, I shared an all-female list…

Paris

After Frankfurt and Dublin in October, I decided that I definitely wouldn’t go anywhere else until next year, because I had a lot going on at home.…

A weekend in October

When I wrote The One Memory of Flora Banks, I had no idea whether anyone would read it. The process of writing it was fraught, with intense…

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29th July 2018