Past Tense

17 August 2021     The Camp YA Team     Event

Sunday 22 August 2021 – 4.30PM GMT+1

Historical enthusiasts Amy McCaw, Laura Wood and Kat Dunn enthuse over history in this workshop perfect for enthusiastic historians in conversation with Beth.

About Amy McCaw

Whether it’s books, films or TV shows, when it comes to the macabre, Amy McCaw’s got you covered. When she’s not writing YA mysteries like her debut Mina and the Undead, Amy enjoys travelling and every Buffy the Vampire Slayer convention she can get her hands on.

About Laura Wood

Complete with a PHD in nineteenth century literature, Laura Wood is a connoisseur of both middle grade and YA novels inspired by women’s marches and the work of young activists. Since winning the 2014 Montegrappa Scholastic Prize for New Children's Writing, Laura’s also been shortlisted for the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards, the Blue Peter Book Awards, the YA Book Prize and many more. Laura also enjoys all things travel, sensation fiction, and salted caramel.

About Kat Dunn

Kat Dunn grew up in London where she is currently based, but has spent time in Japan, Australia and France. She has a BA in Japanese from SOAS and an MA in English from Warwick. She’s written about mental health for Mind and The Guardian, and worked as a translator for Japanese television. Dangerous Remedy, her YA debut, was released in 2020 by Head of Zeus, followed by the sequel Monstrous Design in 2021.

About Beth

Beth is a multi-award winning content creator over at BooksNest, talking all about her love of books online as well as feminism, sex and body positivity and mental health. Beth has been running BooksNest since 2016 and in that time has grown from posting photos of books on Instagram to creating a positive community on both her Instagram, YouTube, Blog and Twitter.