Menna van Praag

Menna van Praag

Menna van Praag is the author of eight novels. Her first, Men, Money & Chocolate (Hay House, 2009), has sold in twenty-six territories. The Sisters Grimm, the first in a fantasy trilogy (Transworld, 2020) was chosen as fantasy book of the month by The Guardian, calling it “an intensely poetic narrative of empowerment and self-realisation.”ย  Menna worked for the BBC reading and editing scripts for ten years and now teaches creative writing at Cambridge University and will be an RLF fellow in 2021-23. Educated at Balliol College, Oxford, Menna lives in Cambridge with her partner and two children.

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This evening I went to the MOST brilliantly inspiring book event!!! @WaterstonesCamb I SO recommend this book!! #killjoybyjocheetham

Happy halloweโ€™en!! To celebrate the paperback release of NIGHT OF DEMONS & SAINTS Iโ€™m giving away 3 copies - open to everyone!! Simply comment to enter. Winners chosen at random. ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿˆโ€โฌ› #bookgiveaway

Online now for @Reddit_Fantasy AMA feature - honoured & excited to be answering reader's questions & the lovely @HarperVoyagerUS is giving away 3 hard copies of NIGHT OF DEMONS & SAINTS in a fab #bookgiveaway - simply ask a question to enter!

At 9am EST, I'll be doing an AMA @Reddit_Fantasy. And giving away 3 e-books of THE SISTERS GRIMM & NIGHT OF DEMONS AND SAINTS. Just AMA to enter! #bookgiveaway

The US edition of Night of Demons & Saints - the sequel to The Sisters Grimm - is out today! ๐ŸŽ‰ Iโ€™ll be doing a giveaway soon to celebrate; meanwhile itโ€™s out in all good bookshops and online nowโ€ฆ ๐Ÿ˜ˆ ๐Ÿ˜‡ #bookgiveaway

Writers: WHY do you write? And WHERE do you write? #writing #margaretatwood

Something to smile about on an otherwise ordinary day ๐Ÿค—๐ŸŽ‰

Happy International Womenโ€™s Day everyone!! ๐Ÿคฉ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿฅณ

Happy Valentineโ€™s Day Everyone! I love the idea of a day of love, but love for everyone, not just of the romantic kind - so hereโ€™s to love for all! โค๏ธ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ #ValentinesDay

Want to win a beautiful book?! ๐Ÿ˜‰ #Giveaway #competition

๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜ˆ Night of Demons & Saints & Dragons Giveaway! ๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ˜‡ Not a book, but biscuits! I saved a batch of these delicious gingerbread biscuits from the book launch to share ๐Ÿฅณ To win one just like & comment to say which biscuit youโ€™d like if you win! ๐Ÿค— #Giveaway #books #biscuits

Well, the book launch was wonderful! Thank you to everyone who came!! Special thanks to Amy of @waterstonescambridge the most marvellous host!! We had demons & saints cookies to celebrate & I saved a few for a giveaway - coming soon!! ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿช

Itโ€™s Publication Day!! ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿ’ซ Signing a few copies @GoldsboroBooks ๐Ÿคฉ Book launch @WaterstonesCamb tomo, 6pm!! ๐Ÿ’ซ

Lizzie?!? After that showstopper?!? ๐Ÿ˜ข #GBBO

URGENT: CAN YOU HELP? Iโ€™ve got 24 hrs to translate a sentence from English in Latin - You are stronger than you seem, braver than you feel and wiser than you believe - if you think you might be able to do it, please let me know! Many Thanks!!

Birthday breakfast & new book debut combo!! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿฅณ Book out Feb โ€˜22 & birthday cake consumption (plus the odd box of chocolates;) begins now & ends at midnight ๐Ÿ˜‚ Big birthday (or un-birthday ;) hugs to all my friends & readers - wishing you all a beautiful day!

Oh, happy day!! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ˜‰ #GBBO

I think someoneโ€™s getting a little bit over-excited about the football tonightโ€ฆ

Happy Pub Day to the fantastically talented & utterly lovely @Ecarylloh ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŒŸ I adored #midnightstwins & canโ€™t wait to immerse myself in the sequel!! #agatheringmidnight

Massive Happy Publication Day to the gloriously talented @esmacneal! ๐ŸŽ‰ ๐ŸŽช๐Ÿฅณ