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In conversation: James Dawson – Queen of Teen

James Dawson is the new Queen of Teen - crowned just last Friday! What does his new royal status mean to him, how does he plan to wield his bookish power, and what does he think about UK YA? Our own Isabel Popple caught up with him at the UK's first Young Adult Literature Convention to find out. Read more
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Ultimate Writer: The rise to glory

The final battle is drawing ever closer now, and as our two survivors Neil Gaiman and Stephen King make their way towards each other though the literary universe to meet in a cosmic and terrifying clash of words, we take a look at just how they got here. Read more
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More writers’ Christmas gift lists…

We've managed to pilfer some more authors' Christmas shopping lists to find out what gifts they're buying for their friends and family this year. So, if you're expecting a present from Max Hastings, Lauren St John, Frank LampardDeborah Rodriguez or Alan Johnson do NOT read on... Read more