Middle Grade Fiction – Juman Malouf – Joined Up#80

It’s episode 80 with Juman Malouf talking about her excellent middle grade book, The Trilogy Of Two. Juman is such an interesting guest with a background that includes fashion and art as well as costume and set design. Her book is beautifully written and illustrated and it was fascinating to hear how she works as well as her journey into writing.

Juman Malouf was born in Beirut, Lebanon and grew up in London. She graduated from Brown University with a BA in Fine Arts and Art History. Later, she received an MFA from the Tisch School of the Arts for Set and Costume Design. She has designed and illustrated for theatre, and films including The Grand Budapest Hotel and Moonrise Kingdom, and worked in fashion both in the US and Europe. The Trilogy of Two is her first novel and is out now with Pushkin Press.

Find more about Juman and see her visual inspirations and Trilogy Of Two trailer at www.jumanmalouf.com.

Book Blogger’s corner this week comes from new contributor, Emma Rose Hollands with her review of The Plastic Magician by Charlie N Holmberg. You can find more of Emma’s reviews and blogs at whywordswork.wordpress.com and follow her on Twitter @ERHollands.

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About Wayne

Editor and Soundman for MGL Media (@mglmedia) and currently completing debut novel 'Safe Hands'. Love writing, running, and hosting The Joined Up Writing Podcast. Follow @MrKelly2u and say hello.
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