MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults

Lucy Christopher / Visiting Writer

Lucy Christopher

Lucy Christopher is the award-winning author of Stolen, Flyaway, and The Killing Woods

Her recognition for Stolen includes the 2010 Branford Boase Award, the Australian Gold Inky Award, the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year for Older Readers Award, and it was long-listed for the Carnegie Medal. Her second novel Flyaway was also long-listed for the Carnegie Medal and was short-listed for the Waterstones Prize and the Costa Book Award 2010. Her publisher describes her third novel The Killing Woods as combining “dark young adult themes with the lightness of touch for which Lucy Christopher is so acclaimed.” Lucy Christopher grew up in Australia and currently resides in the UK.