Patrick Ness is a multi-award-winning author and screenwriter.
A Monster Calls was the first book ever to win both the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals. Since then, it has enjoyed successful theatre and film adaptations. The stage production at The Old Vic has recently been nominated for three Olivier Awards.
Patrick also won a CILIP Carnegie Medal for the third instalment of the Chaos Walking Trilogy. The film adaptation is currently in post-production with Lionsgate, starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley.
His books have been published in over forty-three languages.