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Melvin Burgess

Melvin Burgess’ first book, THE CRY OF THE WOLF (1990), was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal which he then went on to win for the cult novel JUNK, along with the Guardian’s Children’s Fiction Prize. He won the Lancashire County Library Children’s Book of the Year Award for BLOODTIDE (1999) and the LA Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature for DOING IT (2003). His latest YA book, 3 BULLETS, was published by Andersen Press in July 2021.
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