12 Aug The Hurting – Lucy Van Smit
Published in 2018
• Chicken House
• Sallyanne Sweeney, Mulcahy Associates
• Sold in 3 territories
Teenage romances are ten-a-penny, but the grandeur of a Norwegian setting is not the only element that sets Lucy van Smit’s debut novel apart.
Lucy Van Smit
Lucy is dyslexic with a Distinction in MA Creative Writing. She got her BA Hons in Fine Art, landed a job in TV, travelled worldwide for NBC News, flew on Air Force One with President Reagan, got surrounded by tanks at Manila airport during a coup, before she chilled and made documentaries for Canadian TV on writers like John Le Carre and Ian McEwan. She now lives in London with her family and their mad cat, known locally as Sid Vicious.