Lucy’s multi-award-winning novels are Stolen, Flyaway, The Killing Woods and Storm-wake, published by Chicken House in the UK as well as in over twenty other countries with different publishers. Her novella The Darkness is published by Firefly Press in Three Strikes, and her picture book Shadow is published by Lantana. She has a PhD in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University, and has spoken at conferences, festivals, schools and bookshops throughout the world. Lucy has won many international awards including the Branford Boase, the Printz Honor Award, the Golden Inky, and the Prix Farniente. She has been shortlisted for the Costa Award, the Waterstones Prize, the Australian Prime Minister’s Awards, and has been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. She is currently working on a novel for adults, her next YA novel, and a piece of digital storytelling. In addition to her life as a writer, Lucy is the Course Director for the MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University, where she is also a Reader in Creative Writing.