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Year 10 Author Visit: Tracey Mathias

On Wednesday 13 February, we welcomed Tracey Mathias who is the author of a Young Adult novel Night of the Party and a Year 13 parent. Tracey gave Y10 a very interesting insight into how she became a writer and the challenges she has faced in her writing career.

The Night of the Party is a love story but also a political thriller, set in a near future England dominated by a hard right, nationalist party. Tracey explained that although her novel the Night of the Party has been described as a “post- Brexit” thriller she actually wrote the book before the referendum and before the word Brexit was being used. 

We look forward to hearing about Tracey’s future projects!

Mrs Trevor, Librarian