Chris Vick writes books about the sea, adventure and the wonder of magic and stories. He spent years working in whale conservation before enrolling on the Bath Spa MA in Writing for Young People. He has four books published in several countries. The most recent Girl. Boy. Sea was shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie medal 2020. Chris has appeared at festivals including Hay, Bath Children’s Literature festival and Mare di Libri (Sea of Books) in Italy and has written about writing issues for a wide range of media. ‘For writers of all ages, my objective remains the same: To help you work out what your story is, and how to tell it, as clearly as possible.’ He lives near Bath, with his wife and daughter.