ABOUT


Hello!
I write YA fiction. My first book Notes from the Teenage Underground was published in 2006. Since then I've written 3.3 more books (my last book Take Three Girls was co-written with #loveozya starz Fiona Wood and Cath Crowley) but I'm always working on something.

I'm a PhD candidate at La Trobe University. My area of research includes shared culture, dream-lives, life-writing and the teenage experience (pre-Internet because I am oldish.)

Like most writers I do all kinds of other work, from teaching to writing comics and freelance stuff. I am an occasional lecturer/tutor. From 2014-2016 I taught YA Fiction at RMIT. This year I taught Creative Non-Fiction at La Trobe. Over the years I have devised and facilitated many creative writing workshops at schools and for community groups.

I love movies, art, music, maps, cactus flowers, old books, floorboards, palm trees, California, desert nights, Andy Warhol,  Lois Duncan, John Lautner, James Leo Herlihy, Gavin Lambert ... I live in the country and miss the sea.

Thanks for stopping by,
simmone


For school visit enquiries please contact Booked Out.

For publicity enquiries relating to any of my books (in Australia) please contact Pan Macmillan Publicity

For rights enquiries please contact Jill Grinberg Literary

I can be found on Twitter @postteen

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