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Meg Rosoff

Meg Rosoff was born in Boston and educated at Harvard and St Martin’s College, moving to London in 1989. Her books have won or been shortlisted for 20 international book prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, the Orange First Novel Prize and the National Book Awards Young People’s Literature Award.
Meg Rosoff in conversation with Graham Marks

Meg Rosoff is one of the most talked about authors in the world of teen fiction. Set in an indistinct future, How I Live Now is an unforgettable and gripping novel about war, family, love, sex, terror and loss. Meg Rosoff was in conversation with Graham Marks, novelist and Children’s Editor of Publishing News.

The Ultimate Book Guides

The editors of The Ultimate Book Guide joined us at JBW 2010 as well as not one, but two much loved children’s writers, former Children’s Laureate, Anne Fine and Carnegie prize winning Meg Rosoff. They shared their favourite books and suggested a treasure trove of new reading.

True Tales

The totally true storytelling club returned for JBW 2011. We selected some of our favourite writers who revealed true moments of beauty, awkwardness, tragedy and hilarity all packaged in 10-minute stories and told with no notes. JBW 2011 theme was ‘Close Call’.

Almighty Teenagers
Make way for the almighty teenager. Long have we suspected that this awkward figure, lurking in the shadows is an underrated entity. Here are two novels which pull him into the limelight. In Meg Rossoff’s There is No Dog the role of God has been designated to Bob, a typical teenage boy who approaches the task with all the expected sloth and reluctance, until he discovers one particular female human. In The Odyssey of Samuel Glass the north-London protagonist travels to late 19...
Jonathan Unleashed!

In Jonathan Unleashed, a romantic comedy set in Manhattan, the wryly funny prize-winning author Meg Rosoff, in conversation with novelist Amanda Craig, presents her first novel for adults, a quirky take on the Bildungsroman. Have you ever wished there was a handbook on How to be a Person ? That’s exactly how Jonathan Trefoil feels as he struggles to meet the demands of adult life.