Terence Blacker

Terence Blacker is one of the most original authors writing for children today. The Twyning (UK: Head of Zeus/US: Candlewick, 2014) is an epic story pitting the human world against the animal. At times cruel in its savagery and at others gentle in its compassion, The Twyning is a story not to be forgotten. Terence's series of books for younger children about Ms Wiz, star a teacher who just happens to be a paranormal operative.

Terence writes for newspapers including the Independent, plays the guitar, writes songs and lives in his house in the Norfolk countryside which he converted from a goose hatchery.

  • The Twyning winner of East Anglian Book Awards 2013
  • "This novel deserves praise and prizes... a Watership Down for our times" The Times
  • "Mesmerising...a novel that is hard to forget" Publishers Weekly


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