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Will Hill



Jonathan Kinnersley

Will Hill is a novelist and screenwriter who worked in publishing before quitting to write his first novel.  “After The Fire” won The Bookseller’s YA Book Prize 2018 at the Hay Festival. It was a Zoella Book Club selection, is a 2018 World Book Night selection, and has been nominated/shortlisted for multiple other awards. His series “Department 19” was a bestseller in the UK, and has been translated into ten languages.

Will has written two TV pilots, “The Donner Party” and “Leverage”, based on a series idea co-created with James Smythe. It’s under option to Tall Story Productions.




Department 19 (2011, HarperCollins, Penguin in the US)

Department 19: The Rising (2012, as above)

Department 19: Battle Lines (2013, as above)

Department 19: Zero Hour (2014, HarperCollins)

Department 19: Darkest Night (2015, HarperCollins)

After The Fire (2017, Usborne)

Untitled YA novel (2019, Usborne)


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