The author, Bali Rai, is coming to Walton le Dale High School on Wednesday 28th November 2018 and will talk to all our Year 9 students in the Art’s Theatre, followed by a writer’s workshop and a chance to purchase a signed copy of one of Bali’s books.

Bali Rai is a well-established, award-winning and hugely popular author and has written many excellent novels for teenagers and young adults. He grew up in a deprived area of Leicester and has been writing short stories and poetry since the age of eight. Bali’s writing is firmly grounded in the reality that he has seen around him since he was a child and often deals with difficult issues.

He has also published novels with the dyslexia friendly publisher, Barrington Stoke.