Author of Carnegie-nominated and Branford Boase-shortlisted RED INK ("a brilliantly observed story of grief, sacrifice and redemption" ~ Daily Mail) and forthcoming Nazi alt-history THE BIG LIE (“It’s set to be one of the most talked-about YA books of the year… …a deeply chilling and unsettling book, exploring loyalty and rebellion, friendship and sexuality” ~ The Bookseller).
Writer of three radio dramas for BBC Radio 4, including the BBC Audio Drama award nominated A SHOEBOX OF SNOW ("Wise and tender” ~
Gillian Reynolds, Daily Telegraph)
Recently commissioned by Sweet Talk and BBC Radio 4 to write three connected short stories retelling RAPUNZEL in modern settings.
Currently writing film THE 3-TURN for Tailormade Productions and from September is on attachment to Metal Culture, Peterborough, developing a novel and screenplay set in the city.
Media - Yasmin McDonald, United Agents - 020 3214 0800
2015 - The Big Lie (Publication: Aug 15), Hot Key Books
2013 - Red Ink, Hot Key Books
2015 - Rapunzel (TX: June/July 2015),Prod: Jeremy Osborne, Afternoon Reading, Sweet Talk/BBC R4
2014 - The Electrical Venus,Prod: Emma Harding, Afternoon Drama, BBC Radio 4
2011 - Shoebox Of Snow, Prod: Justine Potter, Afternoon Drama, Red Productions/BBC R4
2010 - Stopgap, Prod: Jeremy Mortimer, Afternoon Drama, BBC Radio 4
2012 - The 3 Turn (short), Dir: Brek Taylor, Old Red Lion, London
2012 - Sun-Eyed Girl (short), Dir: Gillian Foley, Offcut Festival, Riverside Studios, London
2012 - Apply Some Pressure (short), Dir: Amanda Castro, Theatre 503/Hospital Club, London
2010 - Having It, Commission for Top Drawer Productions
2005 - If No-One Loves You, Change(co-written with Josephine Teale, Dir: Robert Wolstenholme, Kings Head Theatre, London
2004 - Recruitment Stars(co-written with Josephine Teale), Dir: Tim Roseman, Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh/Kings Head, London