Sarah Crossan has a unique writing style. Her award-winning books The Weight of the Water and One are written entirely in verse. Sarah’s writing is honest, heartbreaking and undeniably original. What prompted her to write in this innovative form? And how did she manage to co-write her new novel, We Come Apart? She talks with writer and YA fiction expert Bec Kavanagh about the freedom and challenges of reaching an audience through verse.
Supported by the City of Parramatta.
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Sarah Crossan (International)
Sarah Crossan is the award-winning author of the Young Adult verse novel One (winner of the Carnegie Medal, CBI Book of the Year, CLiPPA Poetry Award and YA Book Prize). Her other acclaimed verse novels include We Come Apart (co-authored with Brian Conaghan), Apple and Rain and The Weight of Water. Sarah is Irish and lives in the UK.