Lou Morgan

Lou Morgan is a scriptwriter and author of both adult & YA fiction.

She has been nominated for three British Fantasy Awards (Best Newcomer, and twice for Best Fantasy Novel). Her short stories have appeared in a variety of anthologies and she has also written for magazines including Future Publishing’s SFX. She has been a long- and shortlist reader for the Bath Novel Award, and regularly appears on or chairs festival panels - including at the Bath Children's Literature Festival, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the Young Adult Literature Convention and the London Film & Comic Con.

In addition to her novels she is a regular writer for Big Finish productions, writing across the Doctor Who spin-off ranges including Torchwood, Gallifrey and the War Master, as well as for several Doctors and the Missy series.

She also writes contemporary YA novels as Maggie Harcourt, and her books have been nominated or longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal and the Amazing Book Awards, and shortlisted for the Sheffield Children's Book Award.

Lou was born in Wales and is a graduate of University College London.

She is represented for both novels and script work by Juliet Mushens at Mushens Entertainment.

South West (Wessex)

Juliet Mushens
Mushens Entertainment.


Full cast audio scripts:

TORCHWOOD: God Among Us 2 (Big Finish, 2019)

TORCHWOOD - The Vigil (Big Finish, 2019)

GALLIFREY: TIME WAR 3 - Nevernor (Big Finish, 2020)

SUSAN'S WAR - Assets of War (Big Finish, 2020)

GALLIFREY: TIME WAR 4 - Dissolution (Big Finish, 2020)

THE WAR DOCTOR BEGINS - Lion Hearts (Big Finish, 2021)

THE WAR MASTER: KILLING TIME - A Quiet Night In / The Orphan (Big Finish, 2021)

DOCTOR WHO: THE DOCTOR CHRONICLES, The Twelfth Doctor vol. 2: TIMEJACKED - Split Second / The Weight of History (Big Finish, 2022)

THE WAR MASTER: SELF DEFENCE - The Forest of Penitence (Big Finish, 2022)

GALLIFREY: WAR ROOM - The Last Days of Freme (Big Finish, 2022)

DOCTOR WHO: TIME WAR 5: CASS - Vespertine (Big Finish, 2023)


MISSY 4: BAD INFLUENCE - The Baron Robbers (Big Finish, 2024)


THE OPPOSITE OF YOU (Stripes / Little Tiger, 2017)

SLEEPLESS (Stripes / Little Tiger, 2015)

BLOOD & FEATHERS: REBELLION (Solaris / Rebellion Publishing, 2013)

BLOOD & FEATHERS (Solaris / Rebellion Publishing, 2012)

  - as Maggie Harcourt:


THEATRICAL (Usborne, 2018)

UNCONVENTIONAL (Usborne, 2017)

THE LAST SUMMER OF US (Usborne, 2015)


Short stories (anthologies):

“Archer 57” – Fight Like a Girl (Kristen Ink, 2016)

“Oak”, Legends II: Stories in Honour of David Gemmell (Newcon Press, August 2015)

“Oliver Cromwell’s Other Head”, Fox Pockets: Missing Monarchs (Fox Spirit, December 2014)

“Diary Entry #4”, Zombie Apocalypse: Endgame (Constable & Robinson, November 2014)

“Death and the Weaver”, Urban Mythic 2 (Alchemy Press, September 2014)

“Her Heartbeat, An Echo”, The Book of the Dead (Jurassic London, October 2013)

“Bottom Line”,  Magic: An Anthology of the Esoteric & Arcane (Solaris Books, October 2012)

“Face of the Circus”, A Carnivale of Horror (PS Publishing, September 2012)

“At the Sign of the Black Dove”, Pandemonium: Stories of the Apocalypse (Pandemonium, November 2011)

Short stories (magazine / journal):

“And the Northmen Brought Their Gods”, Hub Fiction #133

“Murderess Lane”, Hub Fiction #127

‘Three-Dollar Oracle’, SideShow Fables 2

‘Moving Parts’, Morpheus Tales 7

‘A Game for Distinguished Gentlemen’, Encounters Vol 1.1

‘The Catastrophist’, The Nautilus Engine Vol 3.1

The Guardians of Ophelia', Sand: a Journal of Strange Tales 4

‘The Cloth of Heaven’, New Horizons 2 (British Fantasy Society)



Why do we read scary books? - written for the Guardian's children's books blog, Oct 2015

The Book Club: Archer's Goon - SFX Magazine # 247

The Book Club: Only Forward - SFX Magazine #249


Books, Radio, Short story, Theatre