Chicken House acquire Lucy Van Smit’s Bath-winning YA debut

Earlier this week, Barry Cunningham of Chicken House books announced the acquisition of Van Smit’s 2015 Bath-winning YA thriller THE HURTING from for publication in 2018. On the eve of the announcement of the winner of our second Children’s Novel Award, inaugural winner Lucy Van Smit tells us about her book deal joy. Congratulations again, Lucy, on your brilliant book deal news… Thank you! […]Read Post ›