Hi! Welcome to my website!
My name's Alan Durant and, among other things, I write stories for children of all ages - from toddlers to teenagers. I also write poetry for children and adults.
Just click through the menu, and my world's your oyster!
I'm one of the tutors of the Chelsea Young Writers workshops at Clementi House on Thursdays from 5.30 - 6.30 (7 -11 years). Find out more at www.chelseayoungwriters.co.uk.
I'm running a two-day picture book course with Random House at Hotel du Vin in Cheltenham on 25 and 26 October. Find out more at www.thewritersacademy.co.uk
I'm on twitter now. Follow me at @alan_durant
My latest books are The Teeth published by Harper Collins and the futuristic football thriller for teens, Fair Game, published by Badger. My next picture book, Daddy, I Can't Sleep will be published next year by Random House.
Read Zone have republished my Bad Boyz football series and Walker Books are issuing Dear Mermaid for the first time as a paperback next May. Hurrah!