SHAW, Margret. British, b. 1940. Genres: Novels, Young adult fiction. Career: Manchester Education Authority, Manchester, England, careers officer, 1965-67; Lancashire Education Authority, Lancashire, England, district careers officer, 1967-71; Manchester Polytechnic, Manchester, senior lecturer in vocational counselling, 1971-74; Department of Employment, careers service inspector, 1974-78; Open University, tutor and counselor, 1978-88; writer, educational consultant, 1986-; Local Government Management Board, moderator and consultant, 1980-86. Publications: A Wider Tomorrow (young adult novel), 1989; Thirty Six Hours, 1993; The Chacer, 1994; Walking the Maze, 1998. Address: 17 Pagefield Crescent, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 1LH, England.