kim river

Welcome

Welcome to my website.

You'll find lots of extras and info about my YA novel, SMART...and also updates about my new book 'A Seven Letter Word'...not to mention the chance to win stuff in regular competitions!

If you've read SMART, drop me a line on my 'contact' page and let me know if you enjoyed it.

Best wishes,

Kim

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SMART wins Children’s Writing Prize at the East Mids Book Awards 2015!

SMART wins Children’s Writing Prize at the East Mids Book Awards 2015!

July 1, 2015

A wonderful time was had by all at the fifth East Midlands Book Awards ceremony, held this year at the stunning Bromley House Library – a truly peaceful oasis in the centre of Nottingham. My husband, Mac and my daughter, Francesca, were both there to s …

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‘SMART’ TV!

‘SMART’ TV!

February 23, 2015

Latest update in the Best Writing Week Ever . . . I got a call on Thursday 19th February from Kevin Hill, one of the producers of the BBC East Midlands Today programme. I was delighted that he was very interested in my writing journey story and my awar …

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Reviews

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"Debut novels don’t come much smarter than Smart [...] Beautifully observed, and written straight from a child’s mind and heart, Smart is an evocative, compelling story from a new and talented aut...

Lancashire Evening Post