Over 25 years, Melvin Burgess has built up an international reputation for writing hard-hitting books for teenagers. His seminal YA novel, JUNK, won the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award in 1996, and was voted one of the top ten Carnegie winners of all time. He won the LA Times Best Young Adult Book of the Year Award for Doing It, was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015 by the YA Book Prize. He is also the UK’s current nomination for the international Hans Andersen Award for 2018.
We are delighted to welcome both Gillian Clarke and Robert Minhinnick back to Tŷ Newydd to tutor the Autumn Poetry Masterclass from 25 October to 3 November, with a special mid-week guest reader – poet, Kim Moore. Applications are open until the last day of August 2018.