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Patrice Lawrence

Patrice Lawrence was born in Brighton and brought up in an Italian-Trinidadian household in Sussex. Her first novel, Orangeboy, won the Waterstones Book Prize for Older Children, the YA Book Prize, was shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book Award, and nominated for the Carnegie medal. Her second YA novel, Indigo Donut received rave reviews and was shortlisted for the YA Book Prize.

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