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Lucy Christopher

Lucy Christopher British-Australian author

British-Australian author
Lucy Christopher
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Intro British-Australian author
A.K.A. Stolen
Is Writer
From United Kingdom Australia Wales
Type Literature
Gender female
Birth 1981, Wales, United Kingdom
Age: 39 years
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Biography

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 2010 Costa Book Awards and the 2010 Waterstone's Children's Book Prize. 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

Lucy grew up in Australia and attended Mentone Girls' Grammar School, 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. She visited the school of Mexico "Instituto Verde Valle" in Guadalajara. There she gave a conference about her books.

Awards

  • Branford Boase award
  • Printz Honor Award
  • Southern Schools Book Award
  • Gold Inky
  • Hull Children's Book Award
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https://www.theguardian.com/books/2010/nov/16/costa-book-prize-shortlist-unfilled
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2010/feb/10/great-hamster-massacre-waterstone-children-book-prize
http://www.doublecluck.com/authors/Lucy%Christopher
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http://www.insideadog.com.au/page/inkys
http://www.guardian.co.uk
http://www.mentonegirls.vic.edu.au/page/Old_Girls/Remarkable_Women/Lucy_Christopher/
http://www.lucychristopher.com/printz-honor-award-speech-and
http://www.lucychristopher.com/photos-southern-schools-book-award-2
http://www.lucychristopher.com/hull-childrens-book-award
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