Kesia Lupo

Kesia Lupo studied History at Oxford University and Creative Writing at Bath Spa. She is a senior editor at Chicken House. Kesia lives in Bristol with her husband and works as a children's book editor, writing in the mornings before work. Her debut novel, We are Blood and Thunder, published April 4, 2019.

  • These Words Matter: Kesia Lupo

    These Words Matter: Kesia Lupo

    I’d like to say I remember the first time I read C.S. Lewis’ The Magician’s Nephew, but I don’t. I was probably seven or eight, though, and I remember how my paperback copy had clearly been read a lot, even before it was mine. The spine was cracked and the pages thumbed through, slightly browned with age. Someone else had known and loved this book, and that intrigued me. I eventually owned the rest of the Narnia series, pristine and new, but this one was from a different, older set. I got it first, and loved it most. Because I largely grew up overseas – an ‘army brat’ in one…