Katherine Webber Interview

We were hugely excited to have an interview with young adult author Katherine Webber at Guildford Book Festival 2017. Katherine is an American author living in London and her debut novel, Wing Jones, was published earlier this year. Wing Jones is a story about love, family, race and running. After Wing's family faces a tragedy she takes to running as an escape but could her new-found talent turn things around for her struggling family?

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In our interview Katherine told us about how her relationship with her brother and her time as a teenage runner inspired her novel. Plus, Katherine chatted to us about her favourite books, her advice for new writers and when we can expect her next novel. Check out the interview below to hear Katherine talk about her excellent debut novel.

Treat your teenage readers to Katherine's great novel now:

Wing Jones

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    Debut novel about a mixed-race family hit by tragedy in 90s Atlanta from a talented young writer. For fans of David Levithan, Jandy Nelson and Rainbow Rowell: a sweeping story about love and family from an exceptional new voice in YA. With a grandmother from China and another from Ghana, fifteen-year-old Wing Jones is often caught between worlds. But when tragedy strikes, Wing discovers a talent for running she never knew she had. Wing's speed could bring her family everything it needs. It could also stop Wing getting the one thing she wants.