Chloe Daykin

Fiction Development, Novel

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Chloe Daykin is a critically acclaimed and award-winning Faber children’s author (and occasional playwright).

Chloe’s debut novel Fish Boy was published by Faber in 2017 to critical acclaim. It was nominated for the Carnegie Medal, longlisted for the UKLA and shortlisted for the Branford Boase children’s debut of the year.

Chloe won the inaugural Julia Darling Fellowship to research her second novel The Boy Who Hit Play (Faber, 2018), travelling around the wild icy land of Norway and its many beautiful islands, then journeyed across the otherworldly land of Peru thanks to the support of Arts Council England.

Her third novel, Fire Girl Forest Boy, was published in June 2019 by Faber, and won the Gandys Children’s Travel Book of the Year.

Upcoming Courses

Fiction Development, Novel Writing, Writing for Children

Writing for Children

Don't you just take out all the long words? No. It's harder than that, but this inspiring children's writing course will help.



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Chloe Daykin

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Thursday 02 May 2024

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