Miriam Halahmy


Miriam Halahmy writes compelling and acclaimed historical and contemporary fiction for young readers.

New and forthcoming books include YA novel Always Here For You (Zuntold), younger fiction Saving Hanno (Otter Barry Books) and middle grade novel Rip to the Rescue (Holiday House).

Behind Closed Doors (Firefly Press) won the Manchester Metropolitan University great student giveaway 2019: “the clear and popular choice”; while Hidden (Troika), her book about asylum seekers, was nominated for the Carnegie and has been adapted for the stage.

A former secondary school teacher and a poet, Miriam Halahmy lives in north-west London.


Twitter @miriamhalahmy