Kiran Millwood Hargrave

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Kiran Millwood Hargrave is an award winning poet, playwright, and novelist.

Her books include the bestselling winner of the British Book Awards Children's Book of the Year and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2017 The Girl of Ink & Stars, and Costa Book Awards- and Blue Peter Awards-shortlisted The Island at the End of Everything, and The Way Past Winter , Blackwell's Children's Book of the Year 2018.

Her debut YA novel The Deathless Girls was published in 2019, and was shortlisted for the YA Book Prize. Her debut book for adults, The Mercies , debuted as The Times number 1 bestseller, and at number 5 in the Sunday Times Bestseller Charts. Writing for the New York Times Book Review, Emily Barton called it 'among the best novels I'v
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The Girl of Ink and Stars

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Splitfish

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Last March

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Poems: Grace

Grace
In the moments of his leaving himself
his hands shook and could not take mine.
Instead he stared
and handed through the silence
the slightest cup of my chin
rolled my cheeks between his fingers
like dough, and in those seconds
he still needed me,
and it was a blessing as complete as bread.
Inside the night-time minutes
he held me with this gaze
until the slender tap of knuckle
at his throat wound b Read more of this blog post »
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“Each of us carries the map of our lives on our skin, in the way we walk, even in the way we grow.”
Kiran Millwood Hargrave, The Girl of Ink and Stars

“It's hard, isn't it? Describing a person only in words, when they can hold whole worlds in them.”
Kiran Millwood Hargrave, The Island at the End of Everything

“India is a place where colour is doubly bright. Pinks that scald your eyes, blues you could drown in.”
Kiran Millwood Hargrave, The Girl of Ink and Stars
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