I am an Australian author of books for children and teenagers though my readership includes many adventurous adult readers. I write for young people because I believe they are the universal audience. Not everyone lives to a ripe old age but everyone was once a child and the child inside us never really disappears.
In the past ten years, I've spoken to thousands of children and adults in libraries, schools and at literary festivals around the world about reading and writing. I am also an Ambassador for the Victorian Premier's Reading Challenge and a passionate advocate for books.