ITEM: Afternoon tea with authors Sara Barnard, Harriet Reuter Hapgood and Juno Dawson
DETAILS: Bestselling author of Beautiful Broken Things Sara Barnard, less bestselling author of The Square Root of Summer Harriet Reuter Hapgood and author of all the things Juno Dawson will take the winning bidder for tea and cake in Brighton or London and chat writing, books, Gilmore Girls, feminism in YA and the pronunciation of “scone.”
That’s three YA authors at once! We can’t guarantee every other YA writer in Brighton or London will come along for cake and gossip, but you never know…
SARA’S BIO: Sara Barnard lives in Brighton and does all her best writing on trains. She loves books, book people and book things. She has been writing ever since she was too small to reach the ‘on’ switch on the family Amstrad computer. She gets her love of words from her dad, who made sure she always had books to read and introduced her to the wonders of second-hand book shops at a young age. She is the author of Beautiful Broken Things and A Quiet Kind of Thunder.
HARRIET’S BIO: A former fashion journalist (InStyle, Marie Claire, ELLE), Harriet is the author of The Square Root of Summer and her next YA novel is due for release in spring 2019.
JUNO’S BIO: Queen of Teen 2014 Juno Dawson is the multi award-winning author of six novels for young adults. In 2016, she authored the best-selling World Book Day title Spot the Difference Her latest novel is the beautiful and emotive Margot & Me and her adult debut is the memoir The Gender Games (July 17). Juno’s titles have received rave reviews and have been translated into more than ten languages around the world.
WHO CAN BID: If you can get to London or Brighton, you’re in!