Manjeet Mann's multi-award-winning explosive verse novel Run, Rebel is a coming-of-age story about a young girl fighting against her own self-doubt and the strict rules and expectations of her family. It's only on the running track she feels free. As her body speeds up, the world slows down. And the tangled, mixed-up words in her head start to make sense... Join Manjeet for an interactive spoken word event, hear about how she addresses themes such as fear and bullying in her writing, and how her novel was turned into a stage play. Come and get inspired!
A YA event suitable for age 12+
The book was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2021 and won the CILIP Carnegie Shadowers Choice Award, a UKLA Book Award, a Diverse Book Award and the Sheffield Children's Book Award.