• Welcome
    Hello and welcome to my website.
    I hope you'll enjoy finding out about me
    and my work. Don't forget you can
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    Barbara
  • My New Novel
    My Young Adult novel The Misper
    will be published by The Conrad
    Press
    on 1st February, 2018.
    See my news page for details.
  • Misper Cover
    I can now reveal the cover
    for my latest novel, The
    Misper. Go to my news
    page for a peek!.
  • Berwick Festival
    I ran workshops with young
    creative writers at Berwick
    Academy as part of the annual
    Berwick Literary festival.
    Check out my news page for more.
  • Canada Conference
    I presented a paper on interactive
    e-books at the prestigious
    IRSCL children's literature conference
    in Toronto, Canada.
    Check out my news page for more.

Welcome to my website

Bea Davenport is the writing name of journalist Barbara Henderson. A print, TV and radio journalist for many years, my work has often inspired my writing. My adult crime/suspense novels, In Too Deep and This Little Piggy are published in paperback by Legend Press
My first children's novel, The Serpent House, which was written as part of the Creative Writing PhD I successfully completed at Newcastle University, is published by Curious Fox. My second children's novel, My Cousin Faustina, is published by Readzone. My latest young adults novel, The Misper, is published on 1st February, 2018 by Conrad Press.

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Radio Picture by Margaret Eagle-Clark , Book picture © Cameron Maddux

Book of the Moment

Death Wish

by Linda Huber

 

Writing Advice

Mslexia magazine

Writing magazine

 

Help! I Need a Publisher!

The Writers' Site

 

Great Journalism Sites

 

BBC News

UK Press Gazette

Journalism.co.uk

Poynter.org

The New Yorker