Agent : Julia Churchill
Michelle Harrison was born in 1979 and lives in Essex with her son, Jack, and two cats, Pepper and Marmite. Before she was published she had various jobs including working in a bar, a bakery and an art gallery, later becoming a children’s bookseller at Waterstones. Prior to being a full-time writer, she worked in children’s fiction at Oxford University Press.
Michelle is the author of seven novels for children and young adults, and her work has been translated into sixteen languages. Her first book, The Thirteen Treasures, won the Waterstones’ Children’s Book Prize. The Other Alice won the Calderdale Book of the Year Award. A Pinch of Magic is her seventh novel.
Michelle is keen to promote reading for pleasure and has delivered talks and workshops in many schools, as well as speaking at high profile literary events including the Edinburgh Book Festival and the Hay Festival.
For more information visit www.michelleharrisonbooks.com