Lou Morgan is a scriptwriter and award-nominated adult and YA author. Her first novel, Blood and Feathers – an adult urban fantasy – was published by Solaris Books in 2012 and the follow-up, Blood and Feathers: Rebellion, was released in the summer of 2013.
Her first YA novel, Sleepless, was published by Stripes / Little Tiger Press as part of their Red Eye horror series, while her standalone YA thriller The Opposite of You was published (also by Stripes) in early 2017.
She is also the author of four contemporary YA novels under the name Maggie Harcourt, all published by Usborne. For more information, please see the Writing as Maggie Harcourt page.
She has appeared at the Bath Children’s Literature Festival and the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and has been nominated for three British Fantasy Awards (Best Newcomer, and twice for Best Fantasy Novel). Her short stories have appeared in anthologies from Solaris Books, PS Publishing and Jurassic, amongst others. She has also written genre novel-related features for magazines including Future Publishing’s SFX, and has been a long- and shortlist reader for the Bath Novel Award.
In addition to her novels, she was part of the Theatre Royal Bath’s 2017 stage writing group and is a regular writer for Big Finish Productions across their Torchwood and Gallifrey full cast audio ranges – please see the Scriptwriting page for further details.
Born in Wales and a graduate of University College London, she now lives in Bath with her family.
She is represented for both novels and script work by Juliet Mushens at Mushens Entertainment.
Lou tweets sporadically as @LouMorgan.