Fancy a Chat

We Sat Down For a Chat

Here you'll find links to all the interviews and guest posts we've done with authors, bloggers, readers and other people in publishing. Book titles are included if the interview is linked to that particular title. The links are arranged by the author's first name, in alphabetical order.

Abigail Slater, winner of Hot Key Books Young Writers Prize 2013
Ally Carter, author of Uncommon Criminals (Heist Society #2)
Alyssa Brugman, author of Alex As Well
Annabel Pitcher, author of My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece and Ketchup Clouds
Anna James, school librarian
Anne Fine, author and 2nd Children's Laureate
Anne Thompson, school librarian
Bessora, author of Alpha
Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock, author of The Smell of Other People's Houses
Bryony Pearce, author, part of our Boundaries in YA fiction series
Celia Rees, author of This Is Not Forgiveness
Cendrine Wolf & Anne Plichota, authors of Oksa Pollock: The Last Hope
Christian Schoon, author of Zenn Scarlett
Christina Henriquez, author of The Book Of Unknown Americans
Dave Shelton, author of A Boy and a Bear in a Boat
Dave Shelton and David Fickling, Branford Boase Award Winners 2013
Diana Hendry, author of The Seeing
Duncan Wright, school librarian
Edyth Bulbring, author of A Month With April-May (aka Melly, Mrs Ho and Me)
Emily Murdoch, author of If You Find Me
Francesca Simon, author of Horrid Henry, on the Thirteen in 13 campaign
Georgia, blogger at Books and Writers Junior
Gill Lewis, author of White Dolphin
Glenda Millard, author of The Stars at Oktober Bend
Hannah Harrington, author of Saving June
Hannah Sheppard, literary agent
Jeff Zentner, author of The Serpent King
Jet Purdie, art director at Hot Key Books on A World Between Us's cover
Jet Purdie, art director at Hot Key Books on Maggot Moon's cover
Jim Dean, YA Yeah Yeah blogger, part of our Boundaries in YA fiction series
Joanna Swainson, literary agent for Bone Jack
John Corey- Whaley, author of Highly Illogical Behaviour
John Dickinson, author of Muddle and Win: The Battle of Sally Jones
Jon Walter, author of Close To the Wind
Julie Berry, author of All the Truth That's in Me
Julie Mayhew, author of Red Ink
Katherine Roberts author of The Pendragon Legacy series
Katherine Rundell, author of Rooftoppers
Kathryn Evans, author of More of Me
Keris Stainton, author of Emma Hearts LA
Kevin Brooks, author of The Bunker Diary
Lauren St John, author of The One Dollar Horse
Lisa Heathfield, author of Paper Butterflies
Little M, We Sat Down blogger, part of our Boundaries in YA fiction series
Liz Kessler, author of North of Nowhere
Lydia Syson, author of A World Between Us
Lyndon Riggall, winner of Hot Key Young Writers Prize 2013
Malorie Blackman, 8th Children's Laureate and author of Noughts & Crosses, Pig Heart Boy
Margaret Atwood, author of MaddAddam and so much more!
Margo Lanagan, author of Yellowcake
Martyn Bedford, author of Flip: (part 1: about Flip)
Martyn Bedford, author of Flip: (part 2: about writing)
Matt Haig, author of The Humans and Echo Boy
Michelle, blogger at Fluttering Butterflies
Miriam Halahmy, author, part of our Boundaries in YA fiction series
Nicky Adkins, school librarian
Patricia McCormick, author of Never Fall Down
Peggy Riley, author of Amity & Sorrow
Rachel Campbell-Johnston, author of The Child's Elephant
Rebecca Stead, author of Liar & Spy and When You Reach Me
Richard Kurti, author of Monkey Wars
Rick Yancey, author of The 5th Wave
Rosie Rowell, author of Leopold Blue
SF Said, author of Phoenix
Sangu Mandanna, author of The Lost Girl
Sara Crowe, author of Bone Jack
Sarah Ardizzone, translator of Alpha
Sarah Odedina, managing director of Hot Key Books
Savita Kalhan, author, part of our Boundaries in YA fiction series
Siobhan Curham, author of True Face
Sita Brahmachari, author, part of our Boundaries in YA fiction series
Sophie McKenzie, author of Girl, Missing and Missing Me
SJ Kincaid, author of Insignia
Sufiya Ahmed, author of Secrets of the Henna Girl
Susan Cooper, author of Ghost Hawk
Susie Day, author of The Twice-Lived Summer of Bluebell Jones
Teri Terry, author of Slated and Fractured (+ interview no.2 here)
Vero Norton, book publicist at Headline
Victo Ngai, illustrator for Time Out of Time book cover
Victoria Eveleigh, author of A Stallion Called Midnight
William Sutcliffe, author of The Wall
Zana Fraillon, author of The Bone Sparrow


  1. I love your blog i love reading and this is a great place to find out about them i was wondering if you know if Sophie McKenzie has a new book called the fix ,

    1. Thank you, we love reading too and I'm pleased you like this blog. A newer edition of The Fix by Sophie McKenzie was republished by Barrington Stoke this year - March 2012. Her latest book is Missing Me (published by Simon and Schuster in September 2012).


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