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October 16, 1994 (28)
Alice Oseman is a British author and illustrator, famed for her contributions to the young adult literature and graphic novel genres, with her breakout work “Solitaire” setting the tone for a successful career.
Alice’s writing portfolio is defined by her ability to effortlessly merge real-world themes with compelling narratives, leading to a range of popular and critically acclaimed works. Her debut novel, “Solitaire,” published in 2014, introduced readers to her unique storytelling style, sparking a trend of compelling narratives that address key contemporary issues. The novel, along with its companion graphic novel series “Heartstopper,” was lauded for its realistic portrayal of adolescent mental health and LGBTQ+ themes. The “Heartstopper” series was even adapted into a television show in 2022, amplifying Alice’s prominence in the industry.
Alice’s successful career has seen her collaborate with numerous renowned individuals in the literary world. Her publisher, HarperCollins Children’s Books, was instrumental in bringing “Solitaire” to the world. She has collaborated with illustrators such as Becky Albertalli, author of “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda,” on projects like “Radio Silence.” Furthermore, Alice has worked with entities like Netflix, which adapted “Heartstopper” into a series, featuring actors like Kit Connor and Joe Locke. Other notable associations include her sister, Claire Oseman, who provided the cover art for “Radio Silence,” and other authors like Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan, with whom she has participated in panel discussions at literary events.
Oseman’s remarkable ability to connect with readers has earned her recognition within the industry. For instance, her second novel, “Radio Silence,” was shortlisted for the YA Book Prize in 2017. Additionally, “I Was Born for This,” her third novel, was listed in the Top 10 YA books of 2018 by Time Magazine, indicating her influence and success in the world of young adult literature.