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22 September 2022
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Free (but please book)
The Portico Library
Hear from three authors and friends, Melvin Burgess, Pete Kalu and Tariq Mehmood on their separate YA book which is set in the same fictional world Ruled Britannia, a dystopian UK where they imagine that what is happening right now to Syria, is happening here. They will discuss the idea behind the books, their journeys as writers and why they write what they write. There will be a chance to ask them questions at the end.
Book 1: Melvin Burgess, Three Bullets (out now)
The Bloods are in control and they’re desperate to turn Britain into the world they want to see: right, white, Christian supremist.
Book 2: Pete Kalu, One Drop (4 August 2022)
Book 3: Tariq Mehmood Second Coming (forthcoming)
Part of our Portico Sadie Massey Award series to highlight new writing for older children and young Adults. Suitable for ages 14+
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