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Julie Bertagna (1962-) Biography

Writings, SidelightsPersonal, Addresses, Career, Honors Awards, Adaptations, Work in Progress

Born 1962, in Kilmarknock, Ayrshire, Scotland; Education: Glasgow University, M.A. (honours).

Agent—Caroline Walsh, David Higham Associates Ltd., 5-8 Lower John St., Golden Square, London W1F 9HA, England.

Freelance writer. Formerly worked as a magazine editor and a primary school teacher in Barmulloch, Glasgow, Scotland.

Two Writer's Bursaries, Scottish Arts Council; Angus Award shortlist, for The Spark Gap; Children's Book Award, Scottish Arts Council, and Scottish Writers Project citation, Library Association, both for Soundtrack; Lancashire Children's Book of the Year Award, 2003, and Whitbread Children's Book Award shortlist, both for Exodus.

The Ice-Cream Machine was adapted as a thirteen-part television series, in English and Gaelic, by SMG, 2004.

A sequel to Exodus.

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