SATURDAY 25th September 6-7pm (BST)
Ross Montgomery explores the subgenre of historical fantasy fiction from his perspective of writing The Midnight Guardians, a book set during World War II that weaves magical fables with real-life events.
Ross Montgomery started writing stories as a teenager, when he should have been doing homework, and continued doing so at university. His debut novel, Alex, the Dog and the Unopenable Door, was nominated for the Costa Children’s Book of the Year and Branford Boase Award. It was also selected as one of the Sunday Times’ “Top 100 Modern Children’s Classics”. His latest book for 8-12s, The Midnight Guardians, was Waterstones Book of the Month and chosen as a Children’s Book of the Year for The Guardian. He lives in London with his girlfriend and their cat, called Fun Bobby.