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SA Partridge

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News highlights

It’s hard to keep track of everything that’s happened in the last few months, especially when I can’t find the time to put a proper blog together.

Here are few posts I’ve managed to collect from BOOKSA and beyond.

With Sarah Lotz & Paige Nick at Bloody Parchment

Franschhoek Literary Festival
I will be speaking at this year’s FLF about what’s different about writing for teens. Fun fun.

Read the full story here.

Apartment 415 wins bronze at Bloody Parchment short story competition
My short story, Apartment 415, about a guy and his ghostly roommate, came third in the Bloody Parchment Halloween short story competition.

Read the full story here.

Dead and loving it
Read my review and interview with Deadlands author Lily Herne

Read the full story here.

Giving the Middle Finger to the Old Literary Circles
As my journalistic alter ego, I wrote a cool article for Pop Matters about hot new writers in South Africa.

Read the full story here.

Spud podcast with The Guardian
I had the coolest opportunity to speak to the awesome literary folk at The UK Guardian about boarding school literature.

Read the full story here.

Fuse shortlisted for Percy Fitzpatrick Prize
I was delighted to receive the news that my second novel, Fuse, was shortlisted for the Percy Fitzpatrick Prize for youth literature. I didn’t win, but I did get an honorable mention.

Read the full story here.

Home Away makes Homebru list
Home Away, Louis Greenberg’s anthology that includes my short story, The Expedition, made the Exclusive Books Homebru list.

Read the full story here.

International teen author interviews
I was lucky enough to interview international teen author superstars L.J. Smith (my hero), Richelle Mead, Melissa de la Cruz, and Kevin Brooks.

See my blog for more.

How to write
Some writing tips, from me to you.

Read the full story here.


Recent comments:

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Sally</a>
    March 24th, 2011 @17:37 #

    I've updated this slightly.

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Helen</a>
    March 28th, 2011 @17:00 #

    You're the Duracell Bunny! And to add to all this, isn't there a rumour that you have a cool new New York agent?

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Sally</a>
    March 29th, 2011 @09:12 #

    In theory yes. I still need to get off my bum and write something for her to sell


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