Roopa Farooki is the author of six critically acclaimed novels (The Good Children, The Flying Man, Half Life, The Way Things Look to Me, Corner Shop, and Bitter Sweets) published with Headline and Pan Macmillan.
In 2013 she was awarded the John C. Laurence Award from the Authors’ Foundation for writing which improves understanding between races, and an Arts Council Literature award. She has been the Royal Literary Fund Fellow for the University of Kent, and is studying medicine at St George’s University of London.
Following her 2016 shortlisting for the Commonword Prize for Children’s Fiction, Roopa is currently working on diverse fiction for young people. Her new children's series, The Double Detectives Medical Mysteries, will be launched by Oxford University Press in 2020.
Twitter - @RoopaFarooki
Represented by: Catherine Pellegrino
The Good Children (Headline, 2014)
The Flying Man (Headline, 2012)
Half Life (Macmillan, 2010)
The Way Things Look To Me (Macmillan, 2009)
Corner Shop (Macmillan, 2008)
Bitter Sweets (Macmillan, 2007)