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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…

Brentwood Literary Festival

July 26, 2017

Brentwood Literary Festival

Michelle will be appearing at the Brentwood Children’s Literary Festival on the afternoon of Wednesday 26th July 2017. Time, venue and details to be confirmed. www.brentwoodlitfest.com

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