Tagged: John Boyne

Is YA Twitter as toxic as mainstream media suggests?

Responding to the Guardian’s piece on “toxic” YA culture, Chelsey Pippin argues that the online YA community’s sensitivity and nuance is being underplayed.  ... Read more

Boyne criticises 'arrogant' advice after transgender novel backlash

John Boyne has defended his YA novel about a transgender teen and responded to “arrogant” critics who tell authors to only write about their own... Read more

Puffin defends John Boyne’s YA novel about transgender teen

Children's publisher Puffin has said it is proud to be publishing John Boyne’s novel about a transgender teen, after the book was labelled "transphobic" by... Read more

John Boyne writes novel about transgender teen for PRH Children's

Penguin Random House Children's will next year publish a YA book about a transgender teenager and her brother by John Boyne, author of The Boy... Read more

John Boyne takes Glass Bell Award for 'comedic odyssey'

Irish author John Boyne has scooped the £2,000 Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award for his “sweeping, poignant and comedic odyssey” of post-war Ireland, The Heart’s Invisible... Read more

Boyne and Purcell pitted against four debuts on Glass Bell shortlist

Four debuts are up for the Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award pitted against John Boyne and The Silent Companions author Laura Purcell.... Read more

John Boyne says 'women are better novelists than men'

Novelist and short story writer John Boyne has claimed "women are better novelists than men".  Read more

Boyne's Invisible Furies optioned for TV

John Boyne's The Heart’s Invisible Furies (Transworld) has been optioned for TV by Scott Free Productions. Read more

Irish children’s book awards shortlist revealed

Children’s Books Ireland has revealed the shortlist for the 2016 Book of the Year Award, with Oliver Jeffers, John Boyne and Louise O’Neill all in... Read more

Pictures of the week

From Frankfurt to Books Are My Bag, via the Man Booker Prize and Cheltenham, here are our pictures of the week. Read more

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