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“Carefully researched, wholly convincing, it’s a gripping, uncompromising debut, super-charged with the power of empathy.”
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A. M. Dassu is a writer of both fiction and non-fiction and is based in the heart of England. She is the author of the widely acclaimed novel Boy, Everywhere (THE GUARDIAN – featured in Books of the Month, Children’s Best New Novels). She is Deputy Editor of SCBWI-BI’s magazine, Words & Pictures, and a Director of Inclusive Minds, a unique organization for people who are passionate about inclusion, diversity, equality, and accessibility in children’s literature. Previously, she has worked in project management, marketing, and editorial. Her work has been published by The Huffington Post, Times Educational Supplement, SCOOP Magazine, Lee and Low Books, and DK Books. When she isn’t battling emails or writing, she mentors aspiring authors and loves to shout about other people’s books. She won the international We Need Diverse Books mentorship award in 2017. A. M. Dassu’s debut middle grade novel BOY, EVERYWHERE was published in October 2020. You can find also her on Twitter @a_reflective or Instagram @a.m.dassu