Samantha Shannon
About the author

Samantha Shannon

Samantha Shannon was born in west London in 1991. She started writing at the age of fifteen. Between 2010 and 2013 she studied English Language and Literature at St Anne's College, Oxford. In 2013 she published The Bone Season, the first in a seven book series. The Mime Order followed in 2015. Both were international bestsellers and have been translated into twenty-six languages. The film rights have been optioned by the Imaginarium Studios and 20th Century Fox. In 2014, Samantha Shannon was included on the Evening Standard's Power 1000 list. The Song Rising is her third novel.

Books by Samantha Shannon

Samantha Shannon Articles

Giveaway: Ten copies of enchanting new fantasy novel, The Priory of the Orange Tree, up for grabs

News

26 February 2019

Giveaway: Ten copies of enchanting new fantasy novel, The Priory of the Orange Tree, up for grabs

    Win an advance copy of The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

    News

    29 January 2019

    Win an advance copy of The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

      A World Divided: Read an extract from The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

      News

      22 January 2019

      A World Divided: Read an extract from The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

        Kids Book of the Week: The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon

        News

        21 March 2017

        Kids Book of the Week: The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon