About Meg

Award Winning Author

Meg Rosoff grew up in a suburb of Boston and moved to London in 1989. She spent fifteen years working in advertising before writing her first novel, How I Live Now, which has sold over one million copies in thirty-six territories. It won the Guardian Children’s Prize and the Printz Award in the US and was made into a film. Her subsequent six novels have been awarded or shortlisted for, among others, the Carnegie Medal and the National Book Award. Meg’s latest book is Jonathan Unleashed. Meg lives in London with her husband, their daughter and their dogs.

Jonathan Unleashed

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Meg Rosoff - Jonathan Unleashed
Meg Rosoff - Jonathan Unleashed

Awards

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2004 Guardian Children’s Fiction PrizeHow I Live Now | http://www.theguardian.com/books/childrensfictionprize2004/0,14765,1263070,00.html
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2004 Whitbread Children’s Book Award (shortlist)How I Live Now | http://www.theguardian.com/books/whitbread2004/0,15398,1347150,00.html
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2005 Branford Boase Award (first novel)How I Live Now | http://www.branfordboaseaward.org.uk/branfordboaseawd.html
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2005 Der Luchs des JahresSo lebe ich jetzt (How I Live Now) | http://www.zeit.de/2005/45/KJ-Rosoff
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2005 LA Times Book Prize (shortlist)How I Live Now | http://events.latimes.com/bookprizes/press-releases/2005-03-10/
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2005 Orange First Novel prize (shortlist)How I Live Now | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_Award_for_New_Writers
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2006 Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis (shortlist)So lebe ich jetzt (How I Live Now) | https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutscher_Jugendliteraturpreis
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2006 Costa Book Award (shortlist)Just In Case | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_Costa_Book_Awards
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2008 Deutscher JugendliteraturpreisWas Wäre Wenn (Just In Case) | http://www.carnegiegreenaway.org.uk/2007awards/carnegie_shortlist.php
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2007 LA Times Book Prize (shortlist)Just In Case | http://events.latimes.com/bookprizes/press-releases/2007-04-27/
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2007 Booktrust Teenage Prize (shortlist)Just In Case | http://www.booktrust.org.uk/prizes/11/2007
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2007 Costa Book Award (shortlist)What I Was | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_Costa_Book_Awards
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2009 Der Luchs des JahresDamals, das Meer (What I Was) | http://www.zeit.de/kultur/literatur/2009-11/luchs-des-jahres
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2009 New Angle Prize (shortlist)What I Was | http://www.ipswichinstitute.org.uk/NAP%20Past%20Winners.html
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2013 U.S. National Book Award (shortlist)Picture Me Gone | http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2013.html#.VypLDBUrIUE

Meg's Books

7Novels
3Picture Books
1Film
21Awards

Picture Books

In collaboration with illustrator Sophie Blackall
1Husband
1Daughter
2Dogs
237Unfnished Projects
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