Virginia Bergin learned to roller-skate with the children of eminent physicists. She grew up in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, and went on to study psychology, but ruined her own career when, dabbling in fine art at Central Saint Martins, she rediscovered creative writing. Since then she has written poetry, short stories, film and TV scripts. She has also worked in online education, creating interactive courses for The Open University. She is teh author of apocalyptic YA thrillers The Rain and The Storm. "
"She lives on a council estate in Bristol.
RT @mollykh: This item has been won by @MrJClements and 448 other bidders, with a collective bid of £32,400. I love every one of you. https…
by @VeeBergin - 16 hours ago
You've got until 8pm BST.
(I've got 1 bid on a school or Skype visit; dear friends there, so would go at low cost… https://t.co/brJbauNcS0
by @VeeBergin - 18 hours ago
RT @hapgoodness: *The Count from Sesame Street voice" Ten Children's Laureates, TEN, ah-ah-ah #authorsforgrenfell https://t.co/34t06YBsD3
by @VeeBergin - yesterday
RT @authorsauction: We stop taking donations at MIDDAY, unless you're disgustingly famous. If you're disgustingly famous, email authorsforg…
RT @hapgoodness: 1,000,000 page views. 3,500 bids. 629 items. At least £40,000 raised on 100 items alone. 36 hours to go. Let's do this #au…
by @VeeBergin - 2 days ago
307548002740038 - 18 hours ago
One hour left! Authors for Grenfell closes at 8pm BST. Search under the tag 'Scavenger Hunt' for last-minute bargains.
Me? Have had one very lovely £200 bid for a school or Skype visit (open worldwide) - would visit school anyway at low cost as dear friends there, so . . . OUTBID!
307548002740038 - 4 days ago
Reminder! Open worldwide (mostly!): https://authorsforgrenfelltower.com/
It's not only signed books and school visits on offer (that's what I've put up), it's all kinds of amazingness:
For writers: crits and advice from agents and editors (including my own, Rachel Petty) or places on courses and retreats.
For anyone: naming a character in a story - by Philip Pullman, for example.
And the randoms . . . a Rankin photoshoot?!
Too many things to describe. Spread the word, browse - and bid!
This was trickier than it looks . . . !
307548002740038 - 8 days ago
Book launch do!
To celebrate the publication of Who Runs the World? we had a bit of a party at Waterstones, The Galleries, Bristol on Thursday 15th June . . . Thank you so much to everyone (especially the teens!) who came along to support – and to listen. It was the first time I’ve really spoken... Read more »
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Authors for Grenfell
My heart goes out to the families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire . . . but that’s not enough, is it? The publishing world has come together to offer support – in the form of an auction. You can read all about it here . . . and you can BID, BID, BID for... Read more »
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