Meg Rosoff grew up in Boston, Massachusetts and moved to London in 1989. She attended Harvard and St. Martin’s College of Art. Her first novel, How I Live Now, sold nearly one million copies, won the Printz Award and the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, and was shortlisted for the Orange Award for New Writers and made into a feature film. Her novels have won or been shortlisted for twenty international awards including the Carnegie and the National Book Award. She lives in London with her husband, daughter, and two lurchers. Visit megrosoff.co.uk and follow her on twitter @megrosoff
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