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Patrick Ness


USA flag (1971 - )

Patrick Ness is an American author, journalist and lecturer who lives in London. He holds both American and British citizenship (British since 2005). He published his first story in Genre magazine in 1997 and was working on his first novel when he moved to London in 1999. Since then he has published four novels.He taught creative writing at Oxford University and has written and reviewed for The Daily Telegraph, The TLS, The Sunday Telegraph and The Guardian. He currently reviews for The Guardian.
 
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Awards
James Tiptree, Jr. Award Best Book winner (2008) : The Knife of Never Letting Go
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2009) : The Knife of Never Letting Go
Costa Children's Book Award Best Novel winner (2009) : The Ask and the Answer
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2010) : The Ask and the Answer
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2011) : Monsters of Men
Carnegie Medal Best Book winner (2011) : Monsters of Men
Carnegie Medal Best Book winner (2012) : A Monster Calls
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2015) : More Than This
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2016) : The Rest of Us Just Live Here
YA Book Prize Best Young Adult nominee (2016) : The Rest of Us Just Live Here


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After the Fire (2017)
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It Only Happens in the Movies (2017)
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