Sharna Jackson’s debut detective novel introduces two funny, whip-smart, captivating young sleuths, updating a classic genre. Learn what inspired Sharna to write a modern day murder-mystery and hear her tips on how to write your own in this crime-writing masterclass.

Sharna Jacksonis the Artistic Director of Site Gallery, Sheffield and a board member of Sheffield Doc/Fest, Upswing Aerial Arts and New Writing North. She has previously worked as a creative producer with the Tate, BAFTA, The Design Museum, The Royal Collection Trust, Museum of Childhood, V&A, Science Museum, Penguin amongst others. An advocate for diverse representation across children’s media, she is a member of BAFTA’s Children’s and Learning and New Talent committees and the Children’s Media Conference advisory board. High Rise Mystery (Knights Of), is her debut novel, the first in a mould-breaking new crime series.


Age 7+

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