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



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. We are about to celebrate our first anniversary with a special guest post.


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!