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Patrick Ness is a British-American author, journalist, lecturer, and screenwriter. He was born in the United States and moved to London at the age of 28, and now holds dual citizenship. He is best known for his books for young adults, including the Chaos Walking trilogy and A Monster Calls.
Ness won the annual Carnegie Medal from the British librarians both in 2011 and in 2012, for Monsters of Men and A Monster Calls, recognising each as the best new book for children or young adults published in the UK. He is one of seven writers to win two Medals and the second to win consecutively.
He wrote the screenplay of the 2016 film adaptation of A Monster Calls, and is the creator and writer of the Doctor Who spin-off series Class.