11th October 2013
1pm – 3pm @ Z-arts, Hulme, Manchester
Malorie Blackman is one of the UK’s most imaginative and convincing writers for young readers. She has been awarded numerous prizes for her work, including the Red House Children’s Book Award and the Fantastic Fiction Award. In 2005 she was honoured with the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her contribution to children’s books, and in 2008 she received an OBE for her services to children’s literature. Join Malorie for a lively discussion about the inspiration behind her hugely popular novels, including Noughts and Crosses, Boys Don’t Cry and Noble Conflict. Suitable for age 10+
This event is part of Manchester Literature Festival and is presented in partnership with MMU/ Manchester Children’s Book Festival.