Prolific prizewinning author of fiction and non-fiction for adults and children, mostly history-related. Also teach creative & professional writing at university level in UK & France, and conduct numerous workshops in schools and other institutions.
Stewart Ross, a former teacher, has been a full-time writer since 1989. Prize-winning author of some 270 books, fiction and non-fiction, for children and adults, he is one of Britain’s more successful authors. He was a pioneer author with interactive on-line fiction at Fiction Express. Moon (OUP 2009) won the ALCS / Society of Authors Educational Writer of the Year Award, and Into the Unknown (Walker 2011) the English Association Key Stage 2 Non-fiction Award.
He is an adopted author in several schools, lectures on cruise ships, and teaches Creative & Professional Writing at Canterbury Christ Church University and at ICES, Vendée, France. He is a former chair of the Society’s Educational Writer’s Group.
Stewart is experienced at giving interviews in person and via the media. He can be contacted through his website or the Society. He is prepared to be a contact for articles and programmes on: children’s & young adult’s books & issues surrounding them; young adults and responsibility; literacy; teaching as the communication of enthusiasms; teaching reading and writing in schools; school libraries; non-fiction for young people; interactive writing on the web; writing for a living; teaching creative writing; teaching in a British and French university.
Stewart is a very popular speaker at schools and other events both at home and abroad and can be booked via the Society.
Give seminars/workshops, Give readings in schools, Journalist and broadcaster, Give talks and readings in schools, Make personal appearances, Give talks and readings to adults, Novelist, Gives workshops
Children's Literature, Literature - General & Various, Sport, Politics and world affairs, Biographies, History - General, History - 20th Century, Medieval History, Biographies, History - General, History - 20th Century, Medieval History, Children's Literature, Literature - General & Various, Sport, Politics and world affairs