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Michelle Harrison Michelle Harrison

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I was born in 1979 and grew up in Grays, Essex. Thanks to my two older sisters, stories have always been a big part of my life. As well as reading to me, they invented tales of their own and drew pictures to accompany them. I began writing short stories when I was about fourteen, and by the time I left school it was my ambition to become an author and illustrator.

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MY LATEST BOOK:

Winter Magic

A beautiful and classic anthology of frosty, magical short stories from acclaimed children’s writers. The Dreamsnatcher’ …

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FROM MY BLOG:

Winter Magic – coming November 3rd

October 20, 2016

Winter Magic – coming November 3rd

Dreamsnatcher’s Abi Elphinstone heads up this gorgeous collection of wintery stories, featuring snow queens, frost fairs, snow dragons and pied pipers . . . from classic children’s writers Michelle Harrison, Michelle Magorian, Geraldine McCaughrean, Ja …

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THE OTHER ALICE – Writing Competition Results

October 1, 2016

THE OTHER ALICE – Writing Competition Results

Thanks to all who entered the short story competition. I enjoyed reading through the many entries, which were fantastically varied and creative in their content and approaches, from young writers all over the world. There are four winners: one in each …

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WIN: The Other Alice charm bracelet, signed book & more

August 14, 2016

WIN: The Other Alice charm bracelet, signed book & more

***THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED AND RESULTS WILL BE DISPLAYED ON THE WEBSITE SHORTLY***   This is a writing competition for readers aged 9-24 in connection with my most recent novel, The Other Alice. Alice is a gifted young writer who has been t …

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MY NEXT EVENT IS…

Winter Magic: In Conversation with Emma Carroll, Abi Elphinstone and Piers Torday

December 7, 2016

Winter Magic: In Conversation with Emma Carroll, Abi Elphinstone and Piers Torday

Join me to celebrate the arrival of Winter Magic, a stunning collection of wintry short stories by acclaimed authors. I’ll be in conversation with co-authors Emma Carroll, Piers Torday and curator Abi Elphinstone to talk about our favourite winter tales and traditions. Starts 6pm. Email: Birmingham@waterstones.com Tel. 0121 6334353    

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