ABOUT JOON HAQUE
Raised with an Asian work ethic and the UK’s 80s DIY punk spirit, she self-published her first book aged five. Her
career has morphed through various guises, all centred on her love of the
curious – in beauty, people and things. This thread underpins her work.
She has a BA
Hons in English from Goldsmiths, University of London.
She also studied
Creative Writing at City, University of London.
And Children’s / YA fiction with Curtis Brown Creative.
She now lives
between London and Sweden with her husband and two small children.
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I have a passion for the curiously beautiful.In my stories for children, I want to offer glimpses of people doing spectacular things – regardless of their upbringing or what the limiting world around them may have taught them so far. I want to offer the stories I wish I had growing up and ones I am searching for to read to my own children.These stories are long overdue.