Isabel Abedi

Isabel Abedi, born in 1967, worked as a texter in advertising for 13 years. In the evenings she wrote childrens and picture book stories und dreamt of making a living out of it one day. This dream came true long ago: In the meantime Isabel Abedi has published very successful children’s and young adult’s books of which some received awards and were translated in foreign languages. The Longest Night (Arena, March 2016) is her fifth YA novel.

Backlist Awards:

– 2nd Place, 2010 Landshut Teen Book Award (award ceremony on October 1st, 2010)
–  Nomination of Lucian for Austrian book award Buchliebling 2010
– 2nd Place on the March 2010 Audio Book List of hr2
– Autumn of 2009 Children’s and Teen Book List (Saarländischer Rundfunk/Radio Bremen)
– November 2009 Book of the Month, Jubu-Crew Göttingen

– Autumn of 2007 Children’s and Teen Book List (Saarländischer Rundfunk / Radio Bremen)
– 1. Place in 2008, awarded by the Moerser Teen Book Jury
– 2008 Book of the Year awarded by Jubu-Crew Göttingen
– Nominated for the 2008 Hans-Jörg-Martin Children’s and Teen Mystery Award

– Nomination of Whisper for the 2006 Juvenile Book Award
– Nominated for “The Top 7”, Deutschlandfunk, October of 2005

– Nominated for the 2005 Fantasy Award awarded by the City of Wetzlar