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- School: School of Writing, Publishing and the Humanities
- Campus: Corsham Court
Lucy Cuthew is the author of over thirty books for children. She has an MPhil in Children's Literature and worked in children's publishing as an editor for fifteen years. Her debut novel BLOOD MOON was nominated for the 2021 CILIP Carnegie Medal, won the 2021 Amazing Book Awards, and was shortlisted for the Bath Children's Novel Award in 2019. She speaks regularly on the BBC about children’s books.
- MA Writing for Young People
- MPhil Children's Literature
- National Association of Writers in Education
- Society of Authors
- Creative Writing
- Writing for Young People
- The Verse Novel
- Contemporary Young Adult Literature
- Little Women: A Film for Writers. Severine, January 2020
- Four Reasons Verse Novels are Awesome. Teen Librarian, November 2020
I am interested in supervising research students writing contemporary young adult novels using experimental forms, tackling taboo topics or taking other fresh approaches to writing for young adults.
Research and academic outputs
Cuthew, L (2020) Blood moon. Walker, London. ISBN 9781406393446
How to edit a book
Cuthew, L (2011) 'How to edit a book.' Write4Children, 2 (2). ISSN 1758-9835
Loving the world in which we live: Philip Pullman’s 'His dark materials' and C.S. Lewis’s 'The chronicles of Narnia' as approaches to sublunary existence
Cuthew, L (2010) 'Loving the world in which we live: Philip Pullman’s 'His dark materials' and C.S. Lewis’s 'The chronicles of Narnia' as approaches to sublunary existence.' Journal of Children's Literature Studies, 7 (1). pp. 87-98.
Fantasy, morality and ideology: a comparative study of C.S.Lewis' 'The chronicles of Narnia' and Philip Pullman's 'His dark materials'
Cuthew, L (2006) Fantasy, morality and ideology: a comparative study of C.S.Lewis' 'The chronicles of Narnia' and Philip Pullman's 'His dark materials'. M.Phil thesis, University of Birmingham.