Julie Burchill is famed for her controversial and acerbic journalism. She began her career at the New Musical Express when she was seventeen, later moving to The Face and the Sunday Times. She has written for many magazines and newspapers and now writes a weekly column in The Times. She is also the author of twelve books, including her biography I KNEW I WAS RIGHT, and BURCHILL ON BECKHAM. SUGAR RUSH is her first novel for teenagers, and has been made into a critically and commercially acclaimed Channel 4 series. She is currently writing her second teen novel, guaranteed to be full of her trademark fresh, funny and sharp writing.