This is the website for the internationally award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick. Please have a look around. If you can’t find what you’re after, you can use the search function in the menu above or get in touch on the contact page.
Some news! Marcus has been nominated for perhaps the world’s most prestigious prize for writing for children, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, for the fifth year in a row. More here.
Marcus’ new book, publishing September 2019, spans seven years of triumphs and tragedies, illness and health – Snowflake, AZ is about the resilience of love, and our planet in crisis. And a goat called Socrates, who’s smarter than he looks…
“Turns the post-apocalypse genre on its head.”
“When the blows arrive, they land with a visceral punch.”
“An ominous, relevant, and uniquely compelling read.”
“this raw, deeply philosophical tale leaves readers with a timely, sobering message.”
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