Claire Zorn is the multi award winning author of four books for young adults and the author/illustrator of one picture book. She lives on the south coast of New South Wales with her husband and two sons. Her first young adult novel, The Sky So Heavy, was a 2014 Children’s Book Council of Australia Honour Book for Older Readers, shortlisted in the 2013 Aurealis Awards – Best Young Adult Novel and shortlisted in the 2014 Inky Awards. Her second young adult novel, The Protected, was the winner of four awards: the 2015 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards for Young Adult Fiction; the 2015 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards – Young Adult Fiction Prize; the 2015 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year for Older Readers; and the 2016 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards – Young Adult. It was also shortlisted in the 2015 Inky Awards. Her third book for young adults, One Would Think the Deep was awarded the 2017 CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers. When We Are Invisible is her latest novel and the sequel to The Sky So Heavy.

“An author whose writing is both entertaining and compassionately wise… Zorn writes with colourful expertise about adolescent life and its thousand big and small moments.”   Viewpoint