Surbiton High School

Author visit from Marcus Sedgwick


An author visit is always a literary highlight of the school year, and Marcus Sedgwick’s talk to Year 8 was no exception. Marcus is the author of some thirty books for children and young adults, ranging from vampire tales set in Transylvania to contemporary psychological thrillers and dystopian graphic novels. With such a diverse canon to his name, it was no surprise that Marcus’ talk, which encompassed the themes of his novels, was of great interest to all in attendance.

Addressing the classic question all writers are subjected to (“where do you get all your ideas from?”), Marcus took us on …read more