Master Storyteller & #1 NYT Bestselling Author Maggie Stiefvater on It's A Question of Balance
Called “a master storyteller” by USA Today, Maggie is also a brilliant artist and plays the bagpipes, which she enjoys almost as much as racing her 1973 Camaro!
Listen to the interview here Maggie Stiefvater | It's A Question of Balance (broadcast 15 Sept)
Ruth Copland talks to Maggie about her life, art and her latest magical-realism story All The Crooked Saints. Amongst many other things, we talk about how her childhood as a 'navy brat' affected her creative work and what inspires her to tell stories. Maggie’s best-selling books include the Books of Faerie, the best-selling Wolves of Mercy Falls or Shiver Trilogy, the stand-alone novel The Scorpio Races - named a Michael L. Printz Honor Book by the American Library Association, and the #1 New York Times bestselling series The Raven Cycle which received 19 starred reviews from industry journals across four books. Maggie began writing as a child and started submitting novels for consideration from the age of 16. Her books have been translated into 38 languages and optioned for film.
Maggie is also an award-winning coloured pencil artist and has worked as a professional portrait artist. She has a BA in History and whilst at college tried to get into a creative writing class but was told her writing wasn't promising enough!
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