Ask the Author with Glenda Young

Ask the Author with Glenda Young

Ask the Author …with Glenda Young Glenda Young has published 4 wonderful saga novels set in the northeast coalmining village of Ryhope, Sunderland and she is very proud to be putting her hometown on the literary map. Her latest Pearl of Pit Lane was published in...
Ask the Author with the IW Story Festival

Ask the Author with the IW Story Festival

Medina Books asked the organisers of the IW Story Festival to let us know how they have been getting on during the pandemic. The IW Story Festival is organised by some of the Isle of Wight’s most loved children’s authors. Jules Marriner and Peta Rainford...
Ask the Author with Kieran Larwood

Ask the Author with Kieran Larwood

Ask the Author …with Kieran Larwood   Kieran Larwood is the award winning author of five children’s books. He won the 2011 Times Children’s Fiction competition with his debut novel, The Peculiars, and the 2017 Blue Peter Book Award for The...
Ask the Author with Isabel Ashdown

Ask the Author with Isabel Ashdown

Ask the Author …with Isabel Ashdown   Isabel Ashdown is the author of seven books, three of which are set on the Isle of Wight, including her bestseller Little Sister which was shortlisted in the prestigious Dead Good Awards. She is a Royal Literary Fund...
A Word from the Author: Julia Johnson

A Word from the Author: Julia Johnson

We asked children’s author Julia Johnson to tell us a little bit about how she is coping during the pandemic. Ex-drama teacher, Julia lives in Dubai, and her books are often focused on the history and culture of the Arabian Peninsula. You can hear her reading of...
Ask the Author… with Heather Cooper

Ask the Author… with Heather Cooper

Ask the Author… with Heather Cooper   Heather Cooper is the author of Stealing Roses, one of the most bought books at Medina. She grew up in the north of England and attended Durham University. She has worked for Faber & Faber, the National Trust, and...