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David Whitley

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David Whitley is a David Whitley is a British writer, author of YA/teen fantasy The Midnight Charter and the subsequent two books in the Agora Trilogy. The Midnight Charter was published in August 2009, and was Whitley's debut novel.

Whitley was born in Chester in the North West of England, where he was a pupil at The King's School. At the age of 17, he entered his first novel for the Kathleen Fiddler Award, and was shortlisted. Still studying for an English degree at Oxford University, he submitted a children's story for the Cheshire Prize for Literature, and, at 20, became their youngest ever winner.