The Young Judge Competition is now open!

Posted by Kesia on Friday July 29th, 2016

Are you 14-18 years old?

Do you live in the UK?

Are you mad about books?

Would you like to join a prestigious judging panel at a super-swanky London event in summer 2017?

Would you like to win more books for your groaning bookshelves? (more…)

IT'S NEARLY YALC TIME!

Posted by Jazz on Monday July 25th, 2016

It's nearly the BEST time of year again: YALC WEEKEND!!! Yup, the weekend where all the wonderful book people converge in one room of dreamy bookish heaven is nearly here. Team Chicken will be setting up camp for the whole weekend – come and visit our stall for some GREAT book chat, discounted YA reads and (of course) freebies! Here's an idea of the stuff we're doing over the weekend ... (more…)

JULY BOOKS!

Posted by Jazz on Wednesday July 13th, 2016

So, summer is officially here! (*Looks out of window to grey skies and drizzle*) Ok, so the weather may not be great, but that can be a good thing – more time to curl up in a reading nook with one of our two fabulous – and very different – July books.  (more…)

The 2017 Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction Competition is now open!

Posted by Kesia on Thursday July 7th, 2016

Calling all children’s fiction writers! We’re super excited to announce the opening of this year’s children’s fiction competition. And because we’re committed to opening our competition to writers everywhere, we’ve introduced online entry and payment for the first time – yippee! For full details on how to enter, plus our submission requirements, please see our submissions page. (more…)