Episode 57 – Special Edition for Middle-Grade authors

In this episode…

In this special edition, Pamela chats with author and writing coach Hayley Chewins about  the ins and outs of writing middle grade fiction.

About Hayley Chewins

Hayley grew up in Cape Town, South Africa, in a house so full of books that she learnt to read by accident. She’s fond of telling people that she writes books about magical girls with secrets—even if that’s not an actual genre. Her books are literary fantasy, or surreal fairy tales, or weird magic.

Her debut, The Turnaway Girls, was a Kirkus Best Book of 2018 and made the American Library Association’s Amelia Bloomer List of Best Feminist Books for Young Readers. Her second book, The Sisters of Straygarden Place, is forthcoming from Candlewick Press.


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