Archive: Jun 2019

Wicked Young Writer Awards

Have you got a story to tell? Entries are now open for the ninth year of the prestigious WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS that Michael Morpurgo helped to set up in 2010. The Awards were created by the producers of the musical WICKED in partnership with the National Literacy Trust to… Read More

Michael’s Trip to Paris

Last week Michael travelled to Paris for a busy few days of interviews, events and signings. His first stop was a signing in WHSmith​ where he was met by some lovely fans from all over the world. In the evening he gave a very special talk at the British Ambassador’s… Read More

The Royal Hospital Chelsea

Michael Foreman joined Michael Morpurgo to give a talk and launch their latest book together – Poppy Field –  in the wonderful Chapel at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. The Royal Hospital is the home of the Chelsea Pensioners – about 300 former veterans and pensioners live there. Years ago, the… Read More
Michael Morpurgo interview about Black History Month

Michael Morpurgo marks the start of Black History Month

To mark the start of Black History Month, Michael talks about Walter Tull, the first black officer in the British Army and one of the first black footballers in the Football League. Walter was the inspiration behind Michael’s book A Medal for Leroy and, in this clip, he talks more… Read More