Five Minutes with HM Waugh #LoveAusAuthors

HM (Heather) Waugh is an author, educator and environmental scientist. Her debut book for middle readers, The Lost Stone of SkyCity, was shortlisted for an Aurealis Award, and her YA novel, Evacuation Road is a CBCA Book of the Year Awards 2022 Notable. She has signed a two-book deal with Allen & Unwin for a…

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Five Minutes with Nadia King #LoveAusAuthors

Nadia King says she tends to write about things that upset her. She sometimes writes because she wants to see if she can make herself and her readers uncomfortable and enjoys writing about fascinating historical events. Her first book, a young adult novella titled Jenna’s Truth, was written when she learned about the death of…

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Five Minutes with Laurie Bell #LoveAusAuthors

Laurie Bell writes MG and YA for girls. She believes children should feel like they can try anything, and in her stories, young girls and women take charge, find their inner strength, and become the hero. ‘In my books, girls and women don’t rely on others to save them. They save themselves and everyone else.…

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