About

Melinda Salisbury is the four-time Carnegie nominated and bestselling author of multiple young adult novels, including the Sin Eater's Daughter series, the State of Sorrow duology, Hold Back the Tide, and Her Dark Wings, a Guardian Children's Book of the Year pick 2022.

 

Her first novel, The Sin Eater's Daughter, was the bestselling UK YA debut novel of 2015, and collectively her books have been nominated and shortlisted for numerous national and international awards and accolades, including the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, the YA Book Prize, the Branford Boase, the Edgar Awards, the 2016 and 2019 and 2021 Carnegie medals, YALSA Best YA 2022, Eason's YA Book of the Month, and more. Her books have been published in fifteen countries, to date.

Melinda is the author of The Way Back Almanac 2022, and 2023; a modern spin on the traditional almanac, aimed at people who are looking for a way back to a lost love of nature 

She lives on the East Sussex coast. Her agent is Claire Wilson, at Rogers, Coleridge and White Literary Agency, London.

Fiction

Books

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The Way Back Almanac 2022
Non-fiction
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Recent and Upcoming Events

Monday 21st November: An Evening of Folklore and Fairytale, Waterstones Piccadilly  

Tuesday 22nd November: Podcast Recording with Joyce Buford of Second Wind

Friday 25th November: Open Surgery with Write Mentor

Saturday 26th November: UKYA Author Week on Instagram Live

Contact

For professional enquiries/bookshop/festival/school/library visits, email: pr@davidficklingbooks.com

For commissions/to work with Melinda, email: clairewilson@rcwlitagency.com

For film/TV/production rights, email: emily@theartistspartnership.co.uk

To write directly to Melinda, email.

 

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