Hachette managed a virtual clean sweep at the 10th annual CrimeFest awards, taking four of the six categories, with YA writer Patrice Lawrence and debut... Read more
Author Patrice Lawrence is set to judge a competition, set up by independent publisher Everything With Words, to find a new urban YA novel.... Read more
Patrice Lawrence won last year’s YA Book Prize with her first novel, Orangeboy, and is shortlisted this year with its follow-up. She discusses diversity, day jobs... Read more
Philip Pullman is in the running for the YA Book Prize 2018 alongside previous winners Sarah Crossan and Patrice Lawrence, and début author M A... Read more
Ahead of the 2018 YA Book Prize shortlist announcement, we catch up with some of last year's #YA10 authors.
Our 2017 round-up features World Book Day, launch parties, Pride, a Guiness World Record and a Del-Boy lookalike.
A “shake-up” of the Little Rebels Award for Radical Children’s Fiction will see author Patrice Lawrence, BookTrust’s Emily Drabble and The Good Immigrant contributor Darren... Read more
This week, Shirley Hughes and HRH the Duchess of Cornwall celebrated big birthdays while over 50 PRH employees marched for Pride.
Patrice Lawrence has won The Bookseller’s YA Book Prize 2017 for her “accomplished” and “page-turning” début novel, contemporary urban thriller Orangeboy (Hodder Children’s Books).... Read more
Hodder Children’s Books, part of the Hachette Children’s Group, has acquired a new YA standalone by Orangeboy author, Patrice Lawrence, to publish in 2019.... Read more