Penny Joelson

Fiction Development, Novel

Photo of Penny Joelson, Writing YA tutor at Faber Academy

Penny Joelson is a multi-award-winning author, currently working on a new Young Adult thriller. Among twelve published books, Penny has written three YA novels including I Have No Secrets which was Carnegie nominated and won the FCBG national Children’s Book Award (Older Readers category) as well as ten other regional awards. Penny’s other YA books, Girl in the Window and Things the Eye Can’t See are also award-winning. Her books have been published in countries including the US, Germany, Japan and Taiwan.

Penny has been teaching Creative Writing to adults for twenty years and is proud of the publication success of former students. She loves teaching as much as writing.

Upcoming Courses

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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Writing YA

Spend three months in expert company, learning the key skills any YA writer requires.



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12 weeks


Penny Joelson

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Monday 25 Mar 2024

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