Kevin Crossley-Holland

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Kevin is President of the School Library Association.  He is a poet, librettist, translator from Anglo-Saxon and re-teller of traditional tales as well as a novelist for children.  He won the Carnegie Medal for Storm and the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award for The Seeing Stone.  He recently published his memoir of childhood The Hidden Roads and two Viking Sagas, Bracelet of Bones and Scramasax.  Kevin is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, patron of the Society for Storytelling and an Honorary Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford.  He has four children and lives on the north Norfolk coast.


Kevin is experienced at giving phone, radio and TV interviews. He can be contacted via the Society. He is prepared to be a contact for articles and programmes on:  poetry; translation; public and school libraries; supporting high-street bookshops; Reading for Pleasure; and education and English curriculum reviews.


Kevin speaks at schools and events at home and abroad. He can be booked via the Society or