Gill McLay introduces three rising stars - each making their Bath festival debut. Sarah Crossan, Sarah Benwell and Virginia Bergin are all exciting new young adult novelists that take their readers on rollercoaster rides of emotion and drama. Listen to these stars of the future tell you their stories.
Bath Festival of Childrens Literature
The Daily Telegraph Bath Festival of Childrens Literature, PO Box 4123
27/09/2015 14:30:00 - 27/09/2015 15:15:00
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.