Author Profile - David Belbin

Author of: Shouting at the Stars (Shades 2.0 series).

David Belbin is the author of more than thirty novels for Young Adults, including Love Lessons, The Beat series and Denial. He has also written several novels for adults (including the ongoing Bone and Cane sequence), comic scripts and numerous short stories. His work has been translated into more than 25 languages.

He lives in Nottingham and teaches Creative Writing at Nottingham Trent University. David’s hobbies include reading poetry (he runs a monthly Jazz and Poetry event), going to films and plays, and, especially, music. He has a huge music collection, goes to gigs most weeks and reviews them for his local paper. He has written several stories about popular music, including Festival, about Glastonbury, Dying For You, and, of course, Shouting At The Stars.

He has one of the UK’s oldest author blogs at, where he writes mostly about music and books. He is active on Twitter as @dbelbin.