Welcome to the official website of Val Wood


Here's Val in one of the KCOM vans named after Hull's cultural icons.

WOW Festival - Hull City of Culture 2017

Val will be speaking at Hull City Hall from 12pm on 12th March as part of the WOW Hull (Women of the World) event. More info available here.

International Women's Day

Val will be speaking at the Hull University Culture Cafe event on March 9th Details here.

No Place For a Woman - Sunday Times Bestseller

Val's latest release has made the Sunday Times Bestseller list. Val thanks all readers who bought the novel and contributed towards its success.

Books That Made Britain

Val is back on your screens in Books That Made Britain on BBC4 on Sunday 13th November at 7.30pm or if you can't wait until then you can watch it here.

No Place For a Woman

Val's brand new novel for 2016, No Place for a Woman, is released in hardback on
20 October 2016. The event will be celebrated with a special launch and a book signing at Waterstones, Hull.

Val named Vice President of HERIB

Val has been announced as the Vice President of Hull and East Riding's Institute of the Blind. Read the full story here.

Reissued Audio Books of Children of the Tide and Rosa’s Island Available.

New audio books of these popular Val Wood titles are now available to loan from your local library. These audio-books are perfect for long walks (Perhaps the Val Wood Trail) or long car/train journeys. Available now from all libraries

Steven's War

Val launched her new short story, Steven's War. Click here to view the gallery


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