Rebecca Denton

Agent:  Hattie Grunewald

Biography: Rebecca spent most of her teenage years sneaking into gigs, trying to befriend cool people, drinking $4 jugs of beer at the Empire Tavern, and dreaming of working in music.

After a brief stint in radio, she moved to London and spent her career traveling the world making Music TV for MTV and Channel 4, and creating award-winning digital content for Cartoon Network, the BBC and ITV. She’s worked with diverse talent; from Scooby Doo and The Powerpuff Girls to Gumball to Iggy Pop, Sonic Youth, Jack White and Laura Marling.

She now lives between London, Austria and New Zealand, with her young family and freelances in TV and writes YA novels and horror movie scripts. 

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THIS BEATS PERFECT Contemporary YA, 336 pages Atom, Feb 2017 Amelie Ayres has impeccable taste in music. Bowie. Bush. Bob. So when she finds herself backstage at The Keep's only UK gig she expects to hate it; after all they are the world's most tragic band. But when lead singer, 'Maxx', is not dressed up as a cross between Elvis and a My Little Pony, he is actually rather normal, talented and has creative struggles not too dissimilar to her own. Immaculate's a concept. Flawless is fake. But just sometimes music - and hearts - can rock a perfect beat.

THIS BEATS PERFECT

Contemporary YA, 336 pages
Atom, Feb 2017

Amelie Ayres has impeccable taste in music. Bowie. Bush. Bob. So when she finds herself backstage at The Keep's only UK gig she expects to hate it; after all they are the world's most tragic band. But when lead singer, 'Maxx', is not dressed up as a cross between Elvis and a My Little Pony, he is actually rather normal, talented and has creative struggles not too dissimilar to her own. Immaculate's a concept. Flawless is fake. But just sometimes music - and hearts - can rock a perfect beat.