Louise Rennison Has Died

By Maryann Yin Comment

Louise Rennison (GalleyCat)Louise Rennison has died. The English writer (pictured, via) was 63 years old.

HarperCollins UK, Rennison’s publisher, confirmed the news with a Twitter postBBC News reports that she gained great renown for the Confessions of Georgia Nicolson young adult series. In addition, she also wrote three installments for the Misadventures of Tallulah Casey book series.

Here’s more from The Independent: “Her first and second novels, Angus, Thongs and Full Frontal Snogging and It’s OK, I’m Wearing Really Big Knickers were made famous through their film adaptations. She was awarded Queen of Teen in 2008, and won the Roald Dahl funny prize in 2010 with Withering Tights, the story of Georgia’s cousin Tallulah Casey.” (via  The Huffington Post)