I am the author of the bestselling satirical novels SELLING OUT and SECRET ADMIRER (both published by Pan) which have both received critical acclaim and have been translated into several languages.
The first book in my major new teen trilogy, KUMARI, Goddess of Gotham, was published by Piccadilly Press in January 2008. It was written as a tribute to my mum, who died a couple of months before I got the idea for a series which would reflect my own exotic childhood. The second, KUMARI, Goddess of Secrets, was published in May 2008 and the third, KUMARI, Goddess of Destiny, was published on 31 October 2008. All three books have received excellent reviews. Goddess of Gotham was longlisted for the 2008 Waterstone’s Children’s Book Award and is currently longlisted for the Doncaster Book Award. It was also Redhouse Book of the Month and all three titles were featured as Book of the Month for Lovereading4kids. Goddess of Gotham has been translated into Portuguese, Turkish and Malay and is currently being translated into German.
A broadcaster as well as an actress and novelist, I appear regularly on BBC radio and LBC and was a contracted writer to the hit series WEEKENDING on Radio 4. I have conducted a love coaching phone-in from the sofa of Richard & Judy and wooed the viewers on Channel 5 Live. I won an award at the Hungarian Film Festival for a short film I produced called PROs AND CONs and have a number of projects currently in development.
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Everyone from Shakespeare to the sharpest of satirists. I have a particular fondness for Oscar Wilde and Dorothy Parker although my work for children/teens owes more to the stack of books I devoured on a weekly basis as a child.
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