Author of fiction for adults and children

Welcome to the website of award-winning author Linda Newbery. Here you can read about publications, news and events, using the links.

The Blog, Between the Pages, features mainly reviews of fiction and non-fiction, with the occasional piece about work in progress or my backlist titles.

Photograph by Chris Normandale
Photograph by Chris Normandale



Latest: I am one of many authors supporting Authors for Grenfell Tower by offering a manuscript critique. If you would like to bid for this, or for any of the other very tempting items available, click on the link above. My offer is here. All the money raised goes to the Red Cross, to help the survivors of the devastating fire.


I am completing work on a new novel for David Fickling Books, which will be published in or around June 2018.


Out now: UNTIL WE WIN, the struggle for Votes for Women, seen through the eyes of seventeen-year-old Lizzie. It's published by Barrington Stoke.



THE BROCKENSPECTRE, with beautiful illustrations by Pam Smy, is now out in paperback from Penguin Random House.


This website includes a new PHOTOGRAPHY page.


See also WRITERS REVIEW: book reviews every Monday by Adele Geras, Celia Rees and myself, with regular posts by guest authors.  


Coming in August: Pam Smy, the brilliant illustrator of LOB and THE BROCKENSPECTRE, has written and illustrated her own book, THORNHILL. I have seen an advance copy and promise you that it is very special indeed ... More on publication!