Reading Matters: ‘Gatekeepers – the good, the bad and my mother’ – Keith Gray

UK author Keith Gray was a highlight of the first day of Reading Matters 2013 with his thought provoking keynote, ‘Gatekeepers – the good, the bad and my mother’.

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Keith Gray is a full-time writer living and working in Edinburgh, a sister City of Literature. His first novel, Creepers, was shortlisted for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. He has since released a number of critically-acclaimed YA novels which have won, or been shortlisted for, several major awards including the Carnegie Medal and the Costa Children’s Book Award.

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  1. Peter Williams says:

    Thanks for the speech. It was inspiring. Now, to get the parents here to watch this! so often in a public library the teen reader is not even present to choose! Down with Gatekeepers (and Kill the Vampires by David Levithan ..the talk is already archived, but still relevant.

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