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Marcus Sedgwick


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MARCUS SEDGWICK was born and raised in East Kent in the South-east of England. He now divides his time between a small village near Cambridge and the French Alps.

Marcus was Writer in Residence at Bath Spa University for three years, and has taught creative writing at Arvon and Ty Newydd. He is currently working on film and other graphic novels with his brother, Julian, as well as a graphic novel with Thomas Taylor. He has judged numerous books awards, including the Guardian Childrens Fiction Prize and the Costa Book Awards.

He has illustrated some of his books, and has provided wood-engravings for a couple of private press books.

His latest title is Doctor Who and the Spear of Destiny, book three in Puffins 50th anniversary celebrations of Doctor Who.
 
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Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2007) : My Swordhand Is Singing
Costa Children's Book Award Best Novel nominee (2007) : Blood Red, Snow White
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2010) : Revolver
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2011) : White Crow
Michael L. Printz Award Best Book nominee (2011) : Revolver
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2013) : Midwinterblood
Costa Children's Book Award Best Novel nominee (2014) : The Ghosts of Heaven
Michael L. Printz Award Best Book winner (2014) : Midwinterblood
YA Book Prize Best Young Adult nominee (2015) : The Ghosts of Heaven
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2016) : The Ghosts of Heaven
Michael L. Printz Award Best Book nominee (2016) : The Ghosts of Heaven




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