Lucy is a multi-award-winning and bestselling writer. Her novels for young adults are Stolen, Flyaway, The Killing Woods and Storm-wake, published by Chicken House in the UK as well as in over twenty other countries with different publishers. Her novella The Darkness is published by Firefly Press in Three Strikes. Her picture books are Shadow and The Queen on Our Corner, published by Lantana. Her first novel for adults, Release, will be published by Text in 2022. She has a MA and PhD in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University, and has won many international awards including the Branford Boase, the Printz Honor Award, the Golden Inky, and the Prix Farniente. She has been shortlisted for the Costa Award, the Waterstones Prize, and the Australian Prime Minister’s Awards, as well as longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.