Benjamin Dean

The King is Dead

The Print Room
Sat 1 Oct
15:00 UK
£0.00 to £7.50

After his middle-grade launch Me, My Dad and the End of the Rainbow was shortlisted for the Waterstone Children’s Book Prize, Benjamin Dean brings his YA debut, The King is Dead. A Black LGBTQ+ Royal Reimagining, The King is Dead is filled with scandalous secrets, rollercoaster romances and one hell of a mystery; Gossip Girl but make it regal!

About the Author

Benjamin Dean is a London-based children’s author and celebrity journalist.  Both his brilliantly uplifting debut and his second novel, The Secret Sunshine Project (2022), explore themes of family and identity and offer valuable starting points for conversations with children about LGBTQ+ issues. Before becoming a full-time author Benjamin worked as a celebrity journalist for Buzzfeed and can be found Twitter as @notagainben tweeting about Rihanna to his 14.5K+ followers.

Copies of Benjamin's book The King is Dead are available here.