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date: 22 October 2021

Blackman, Malorie free

Blackman, Malorie free

OBE 2008; FRSL

Born London 8 Feb. 1962

author, since 1990

Education

Honor Oak Grammar Sch.; Thames Poly. (HNC Computer Sci.); Nat. Film and Television Sch. (Screenwriting)

Career

Documentation Asst, 1981–82, Jun. Programmer, 1982–83, Scicon; Systems Programmer, Reuters, 1983–85; Project Manager, Digital Equipt, 1985–87; Database Manager, Reuters, 1987–90. Children’s Laureate, 2013–15. Vis. Fellow, LMH, Oxford, 2016–19. FRSL 2009. Eleanor Farjeon Award, Children’s Book Circle, 2006

Publications

for young adults: Not So Stupid, 1990; Trust Me, 1997; Impact: Horror, 1997; Words Last Forever, 1998; The Stuff of Nightmares, 2007; (ed) Unheard Voices, 2007; Boys Don’t Cry, 2010; Noble Conflict, 2013; Jon for Short, 2013; Dr Who: the ripple effect, 2013; Heart Break Girl, 2014; (ed) Love Hurts, 2015; Chasing the Stars, 2016; Noughts & Crosses series: Noughts & Crosses, 2001 (adapted for stage, 2019; televised, 2020); An Eye For an Eye, 2003; Knife Edge, 2004; Checkmate, 2005; Double Cross, 2008; Callum, 2012; Nought Forever, 2019; Crossfire, 2019; for children: That New Dress, 1992; Hacker, 1992; Operation Gadgetman!, 1993; Jack Sweettooth the 73rd, 1995; Whizziwig, 1995; The Space Stowaway, 1995; Thief!, 1996; A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E., 1997; Pig Heart Boy, 1997 (televised 1999); Forbidden Game, 1999; Animal Avengers, 1999; Don’t Be Afraid, 1999; Whizziwig Returns, 1999; Hostage, 1999; Tell Me No Lies, 1999; Dangerous Reality, 1999; Dead Gorgeous, 2002; Cloud Busting, 2004; Robot Girl, 2015; Contact, 2015; Peace Maker, 2016; Deadly Dare Mystery series: The Computer Ghost, 1997; Deadly Dare, 1998; Lie Detectives, 1998; A Dangerous Game, 2019; for new readers: Elaine, You’re a Brat, 1991; Girl Wonder and the Terrific Twins, 1991; Girl Wonder’s Winter Adventures, 1992; Betsey Biggalow is Here!, 1992; Betsey Biggalow the Detective, 1992; Hurricane Betsey, 1993; Magic Betsey, 1994; Girl Wonder to the Rescue, 1994; My Friend’s a Gris-Quok!, 1994; Rachel versus Bonecrusher the Mighty, 1994; Rachel and the Difference Thief, 1994; (jtly) Crazy Crocs, 1994; Betsey’s Birthday Surprise, 1996; Grandma’s Haunted Handbag, 1996; The Mellion Moon Mystery, 1996; Peril on Planet Pelia, 1996; Quasar Quartz Quest, 1996; Secret of the Terrible Hand, 1996; Space Race, 1997; Fangs, 1998; Snow Dog, 2001; The Monster Crisp-Guzzler, 2002; Sinclair, Wonder Bear, 2003; Amazing Adventures of Girl Wonder, 2003; Ellie and the Cat, 2005; picture books: That New Dress, 1991; Mrs Spoon’s Family, 1995; Marty Monster, 1999; Dizzy’s Walk, 1999; I Want a Cuddle, 2002; Jessica Strange, 2002

Recreations

music, reading, theatre, cinema, computer games

Address

c/o The Agency (London) Ltd, 24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park W11 4LZ

(020) 7727 1346

hd-office@theagency.co.uk