Cassie Powney won the 2018 Bath Children’s Novel Award in February 2019 with Loops, a psychological thriller for young adults, dealing with issues of truth, first love, loss, betrayal and most importantly state of mind.
She graduated from the Curtis Brown Writing For Children course back in June 2013 and her first young adult novel was longlisted for The Times & Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition in 2015.
Cassie is also a journalist for young women’s magazines. She’s worked at Cosmopolitan since 2010 and has also written for Good Housekeeping, The Debrief, LOOK, more! The Daily Express and The Future Lab. Before her career in journalism she was a film and TV actress, best known for a three-year stint in Hollyoaks.