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Online Tutor, MA in Creative Writing

Barbara is a former newspaper and BBC journalist. She has a Creative Writing PhD from Newcastle University where she studied under the supervision of award-winning writer Jackie Kay and renowned literature expert Professor Kim Reynolds.

Her debut novel, a crime/suspense novel titled In Too Deep, and a second in the genre, This Little Piggy, were published by Legend Press. She also writes for younger readers. The Serpent House is a historical time fantasy and was shortlisted for a Times/Chicken House award. Her latest novel is The Misper, aimed at a teen readership. She writes under the name Bea Davenport.

Barbara Henderson

Publications and achievements

The Misper book cover

The Misper (2018)



In Too Deep book cover

In Too Deep (2018)



The Serpent House book cover

The Serpent House (2014)



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