Patrice Lawrence is an award-winning writer of stories for children and young people. Orangeboy, her debut book for young adults was shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book Award, won the Bookseller YA Prize and Waterstones Prize for Older Children’s Fiction and has been shortlisted for many regional awards. Indigo Donut was book of the week in the The Times, Sunday Times and Observer and one of The Times top children’s books in 2017. It won the 2018 CrimeFest Best Novel for Young Adults. Patrice was born in Brighton, brought up in Mid-Sussex and is now a proud Londoner.