Sherry Ashworth is a novelist who writes both adult and teenage fiction and non-fiction.
An English teacher since 1977, she still teaches part-time in a secondary school.
She broadcasts as a freelance on Radio 4, abridges children's books for the BBC and writes features as a freelance.
She is also a visiting author in schools and libraries.
Winner of North East Book Award 2004 and shortlisted for Lancashire Book of the Year Award 2004, her book
Something Wicked was the runner-up for Wirral Paperback of the Year.
She has both taught creative writing and visited schools as an author regularly since May 2002.
Workshops and performance
Sherry Ashworth's author talks are especially suited to pupils in Key Stages 3 and 4.
Follow the links to
her Amazon webpage: www.amazon.co.uk Sherry Ashworth/Disconnected
or http://dunraven.org.co.uk/Dunnews for an account of one of her school visits and a photo
Her own website will give you more information -
"A fabulous day - Sherry was excellent and the students produced a magazine by the end of the day. The quality of the written work was wonderful and the students left school on a real high!"
A. Dudgeon, Parkside Secondary School, Cullingworth, West Yorkshire
|SHERRY ASHWORTH - publications
Fat (Scholastic) non-fiction advice on body image
GCSE Guides for English Language/English Literature (Scholastic)
Paralysed (Simon & Shuster 2005)
What's Your Problem? (Livewire: The Women's Press) a novel about bullying
Is He Worth It? (Livewire: The Women's Press) a novel about when a boyfriend is bad for you
Disconnected (CollinsFlamingo) a novel about a girl who is searching for her identity
Blinded By The Light (CollinsFlamingo) a novel about a boy who joins a cult
(Winner of North East Book Award 2004: shortlisted for Lancashire Book of the Year Award 2004)
and 8 novels for adults:
A Matter of Fat (Crocus, then Penguin, then Hodder and Stoughton)
Personal Growth (Penguin)
The Perfect Mother (Penguin)
No Fear (Penguin)
Money Talks (Hodder)
Just Good Friends (Hodder)
Otherwise Engaged (Hodder)
Let's Get Physical (Hodder)
For details contact
The Windows Project > 1-27 Bridport Street, Liverpool L3 5QF , England
Please contact the Project first on 0771 0644 325 or email to check details etc.
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