Giveaway competition

This is our thirtieth newsletter issue since the Climate Fiction Writers League launched last winter! To celebrate we’re giving away four bundles of Climate titles.

Bundle 1 includes 4 Middle Grade titles:

  • FloodWorld by Tom Huddleston (signed!) – a Middle Grade adventure novel set in a flooded future. Read our interview with Tom here.
  • Effie the Rebel by Laura Wood – a Middle Grade activism novel. Read our interview with Laura here.
  • Between Sea and Sky by Nicola Penfold (signed!) – a Middle Grade Ocean Dystopia. Read our interview with Nicola here.
  • The Raven Heir by Stephanie Burgis – a Middle Grade adventure novel. Read our interview with Stephanie here.

Bundle 2 includes 4 Young Adult titles:

  • When Shadows Fall by Sita Brahmachari – a Middle Grade novel about urban green spaces
  • Giften by Leyla Suzan – a Young Adult dystopia
  • Hold Back the Tide by Melinda Salisbury – a Young Adult eco-horror
  • The Summer We Turned Green by William Sutcliffe – a Young Adult activism novel

Bundle 3 includes 4 adult titles:

  • Eat Like a Fish: My Adventures as a Fisherman Turned Restorative Ocean Farmer by Bren Smith – a non-fiction account of the fishing industry
  • Edge of Heaven by R.B. Kelly (signed!) – a cyberpunk adult novel
  • OMD: The Simple, Plant-Based Program to Save Your Health, Save Your Waistline, and Save the Planet by Suzy Amis Cameron – a non-fiction food guide
  • Dreamtime by Venetia Welby – near future in which we have lost the battle against climate change.

Please choose which bundle you’d like to win, then fill out this Google form to enter.

If you’re a paid subscriber, you can also enter to win an additional bundle of books here. This bundle includes:

  • Amara and the Bats by Emma Reynolds (signed!)- a picture book about bat habitats. Read our interview with Emma here.
  • Fantastically Great Women Who Saved the Planet by Kate Pankhurst – a non-fiction feminism picture book
  • Crowfall by Vashti Hardy – a Middle Grade ocean adventure novel. Read our interview with Vashti here.
  • Melt by Ele Fountain – a Middle Grade Arctic adventure. Read our interview with Ele here.Both giveaways are open internationally, and entry closes on 28th Jan.

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Published by Lauren James

Lauren James is the Carnegie-longlisted British author of many Young Adult novels, including Green Rising, The Reckless Afterlife of Harriet Stoker and The Loneliest Girl in the Universe. She is a RLF Royal Fellow, freelance editor and screenwriter. Lauren is the founder of the Climate Fiction Writers League, and on the board of the Authors & Illustrators Sustainability Working Group through the Society of Authors. Her books have sold over a hundred thousand copies worldwide and been translated into six languages. The Quiet at the End of the World was shortlisted for the YA Book Prize and STEAM Children’s Book Award. Her other novels include The Next Together series, the dyslexia-friendly novella series The Watchmaker and the Duke and serialised online novel An Unauthorised Fan Treatise. She was born in 1992, and has a Masters degree from the University of Nottingham, where she studied Chemistry and Physics. Lauren is a passionate advocate of STEM further education, and many of her books feature female scientists in prominent roles. She sold the rights to her first novel when she was 21, whilst she was still at university. Her writing has been described as ‘gripping romantic sci-fi’ by the Wall Street Journal and ‘a strange, witty, compulsively unpredictable read which blows most of its new YA-suspense brethren out of the water’ by Entertainment Weekly. Lauren lives in the West Midlands and is an Arts Council grant recipient. She has written articles for numerous publications, including the Guardian, Buzzfeed, Den of Geek, The Toast, and the Children’s Writers and Artist’s Yearbook 2022. She has taught creative writing for Coventry University, WriteMentor, and Writing West Midlands.

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