Writer Milly Johnson, who is soon to visit York as part of YLF2020, has won the Romantic Novelists’ Association 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award for her ‘extraordinary contribution’ to the genre. Johnson will be presented with a trophy on 2nd March at the annual Romantic Novel Awards at the Leonardo Royal London City Hotel. RNA president Katie Fforde said: “Milly Johnson is such a deserving recipient of this award. She’s one of the shining stars of our industry.”
Milly has now written 17 novels, with millions of copies of her books sold across the world. Her novella The Little Dreams of Lara Cliffe will be published on 20th February and a new novel My One True North comes out in hardback on 5th March.
The RNA said in its announcement: “Milly’s life, like her writing, shows that with drive and an indomitable spirit, life can be really magical.”
Come and hear Milly talk about her life and work at York Explore Library and Archive on at 6.30pm on Wednesday 25 March.