In which I take a quick call from Jonathan before reviewing Purity.
If you follow me on instagram you may have seen (amongst horse spam and pictures of my filthy kitchen) that I did a fancy little cover reveal thingo a number… Read more Cover reveal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!* →
First, let’s talk about a really dorky word: ‘Fellowship’. Most of the time in the literary world this word is applied to one thing and one thing alone; that thing… Read more God, Death, Grace and Writing (Not your average Sydney Writers’ Festival panel.) →
Hey there, web surfers (remember when that was a thing? What a bunch of dorks we all were. Or maybe just me.) If you haven’t noticed, World Mental Health Day has been a thing this week. I don’t know exactly what day it is/was because I am on holidays and I don’t know what day it is in general. But it’s sometime around now. Anyway, bumbling aside, I did an interview with the Centre for Public Christianity about my mental health thing, my past life as an awkward teenager, the… Read more Heavy Mental →
It’s that time of the year folks: time to wrangle some crepe paper, sticky tape and random things you put at the back of the cupboard thinking ‘I’ll use that… Read more Your Book Week Costume Sorted →
My latest novel, One Would Think the Deep (UQP) was awarded the 2017 CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers, was shortlisted for the 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Young Adult Readers, the 2016 Queensland Literary Award – Young Adult Literature, and the 2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. The Protected (UQP) won the 2015 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for young adult fiction, the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year (older readers), the 2015 Victorian Premier’s Award for young adult literature and has been shortlisted for the Gold Inky Award.… Read more About →
Hey! I am available for school visits and festivals again! If you’d like to book for a school visit contact The Children’s Bookshop Speakers Agency on (02) 9481 8811 OR… Read more I am available for school visits and festivals again! →