Adam
Baron

novelist

Adam is the author of six highly acclaimed novels, which have been widely translated and adapted for BBC Radio 4. His latest, Blackheath, came out in Spring 2016 and has been described as 'sensual, involved, poetic, incorrect, and enthralling in its honesty.' 

Adam holds a PhD and runs the successful MA in Creative Writing at Kingston University. He is married with three young children and lives in Greenwich, South East London.

His first novel for children Boy Underwater, was named Waterstones Book of the Month was shortlisted for the Carnegie Award. His second novel You Won't Believe This was published in June 2019.   

Adam Baron... has a light touch and brings humour to difficult subjects such as mental health and child mortality. So, why not come in? The water's lovely.

The Times
on Boy Underwater

This poignant novel is about love and loss, but, told from the viewpoint of a child too young to grasp all that grown-ups do, it is also funny. With evocative monochrome illustrations, it bears you up as soon as you plunge in.

Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week
on Boy Underwater