OUR AUTHORS

Amanda Addison

Amanda Addison

Amanda Addison is an award-winning author listed for prizes in both adult and children’s fiction. Her short story, The English Way, was selected to represent the UK in a pan European award. Boundless Sky, Amanda’s debut picture book, was listed for The CLIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medal. Most recently her upcoming adult novel, Where are you really from? – publishing with Neem Tree Press – was listed for the Searchlight Writing novel opening award. 

She is inspired by the natural world, travel and textiles and often explores themes of home and belonging. She is passionate about inclusivity and diversity in publishing and telling untold stories depicting characters from the Global Majority. 

Amanda lectures in Art & Design and also runs workshops in Creative Writing at the National Centre for Writing. She holds an MA in Writing the Visual.