Leigh Bargudo and Maureen Johnson (2014 event)

Two of the most exciting voices in fantasy writing travelled across the pond to appear at the Edinburgh International Book Festival to talk about their books for young adults. Leigh Bardugo's debut series, The Grisha Trilogy, is set in an alternative Tsarist-style Russia; it debuted at no.8 on the New York Times bestsellers list and has already been auctioned for film. Maureen Johnson’s seriously popular novels have attracted legions of fans in the US and she is now making her mark in the UK. The two US authors took to the stage in Edinburgh to talk about their writing. Watch the event, filmed live at the 2014 Edinburgh International Book Festival, here and also on our YouTube channel.

You also watch a short interview with Leigh and Maureen filmed just before their event.

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