Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan .
Chaired by Anna James
We Come Apart
Saturday 1 April 2017
Oxford Martin School: Seminar RoomVenue
Two of the most important voices in young adult fiction come together to break your heart. We Come Apart is a contemporary Romeo and Juliet, a story of two teenagers brought together by circumstance, ripped apart by fate. These acclaimed authors discuss their new book, a love story they created together. Expect to be moved, surprised, excited and inspired.
Crossan received the 2016 CILIP Carnegie Medal for her astonishing novel One, which also won the YA Book Prize, CBI Book of the Year Award and the CliPPA poetry award. Conaghan’s powerful debut, When Mr Dog Bites, was shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, Peters Book of the Year and CBI Book of the Year Award. His book, The Bombs that Brought Us Together, won the 2016 Costa Children’s Book Award.