Oldham, June

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OLDHAM, June. British. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction. Career: Educator and author. Teacher of English, first full-time in grammar schools, then part-time in colleges of further education; writer, 1973-. Director of Ilkley Literature Festival, 1982; writer in residence, Corby, Northamptonshire, England, 1983; Arts Council of Great Britain Fellow in Creative Writing, 1984, 1985. Publications: FOR CHILDREN: A Narrow Escape, 1973; Wraggle Taggle War (novel), 1977; The Raven Waits (novel), 1979. NOVELS FOR YOUNG ADULTS: Enter Tom, 1985; Grow Up, Cupid, 1986; Moving In, 1987; Double Take, 1988; Foundling, 1995, in US as Found, 1996; Escape, 1996; Undercurrents, 1998; Smoke Trail, 2002; In the Blood, 2003. NOVELS FOR ADULTS: Flames, 1986; A Little Rattle in the Air, 1990. Short stories represented in literary magazines and anthology. Address: 9 St. James Rd, Ilkley, W. Yorkshire LS29 9PY, England. Online address: [email protected]; www.juneoldham.co.uk