Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology

Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology

A #LoveOzYA Anthology

by Melissa KeilLili Wilkinson Ellie Marney and others

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 09/01/2018

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Bestsellers. Award-winners. Superstars.

This anthology has them all.

With brilliantly entertaining short stories from beloved young adult authors Amie Kaufman, Melissa Keil, Will Kostakis, Ellie Marney, Jaclyn Moriarty, Michael Pryor, Alice Pung, Gabrielle Tozer, Lili Wilkinson and Danielle Binks, this all-new collection will show the world exactly how much there is to love about Aussie YA.

Ages 14+

ISBN:
9781460752319
Category:
Anthologies (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
09-01-2018
Series:
#LoveOzYA
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
336
Dimensions (mm):
235x155x24mm
Weight:
0.42kg
Melissa Keil

Melissa Keil is a writer, children's editor and compulsive book-buyer. She has lived in Minnesota, London and the Middle East, and currently resides in her hometown of Melbourne.

Her debut young adult novel, Life in Outer Space, was published in 2013 the inaugural winner of the Ampersand Prize, Hardie Grant Egmont's initiative for debut authors.

The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl was published in 2014 and was shortlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year (Older Readers) and the Gold Inky. 

Lili Wilkinson

Lili Wilkinson is the award-winning author of ten YA novels, including Scatterheart, Pink and Green Valentine.

After studying Creative Arts at the University of Melbourne, Lili established the insideadog.com.au, the Inky Awards and the Inkys Creative Reading Prize at the Centre for Youth Literature, State Library of Victoria.

She has a PhD in Creative Writing, and lives in Melbourne with her husband, son, dog and three chickens.

Ellie Marney

Ellie Marney is a teacher and author of the Every series, No Limits and a contributor to Begin End Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology.

In 2015, her first book Every Breath was named as one of the top ten most-borrowed YA books in libraries nationwide. Ellie is an advocate for the #LoveOzYA movement, runs #LoveOzYAbookclub online, is an Ambassador for the Stella Prize Schools Program and speaks regularly at schools and events.

Born in Brisbane, Ellie has lived in Indonesia, India and Singapore now she lives in a very messy wooden house on ten acres in north-central Victoria with her partner and four sons, who still love her even though she often forgets things and lets the housework go. White Night is her fifth novel for young adults.

Gabrielle Tozer

Gabrielle Tozer is a freelance editor, journalist and copywriter who has edited, sub-edited and written for several magazines, newspapers and anthologies throughout the past decade.

In addition to Gabrielle’s work on Dolly, Girlfriend, Cosmopolitan, DisneyGiRL, Bride To Be, Mamamia and Familyfun, she has also written for creative journals such as Gofish and Take It As Red.

Gabrielle also writes YA fiction and her debut novel, The Intern, won the 2015 Gold Inky Award. The sequel, Faking It, was published in the same year.

Alice Pung

Alice Pung is a writer, editor, teacher and lawyer based in Melbourne.

She is the author of Unpolished Gem, Her Father’s Daughter and Laurinda and the editor of the anthology Growing Up Asian in Australia.

Alice’s work has appeared in the Monthly, Good Weekend, the Age, The Best Australian Stories and Meanjin.

Alice lives with her husband at Janet Clarke Hall at the University of Melbourne, where she is currently the Artist in Residence.

Will Kostakis

Will Kostakis was only 19 when his first novel for young adults, Loathing Lola, was released. It went on to be shortlisted for the Sakura Medal in Japan and made the official selection for the Australian Government's 2010 Get Reading! programme. In 2005, Will won the Sydney Morning Herald Young Writer of the Year for a collection of short stories.

Will spends his time working as a freelance journalist, writing and touring Australian secondary schools. His second YA novel, The First Third, was released in August 2013, and was shortlisted for the 2014 CBCA awards in the Older Readers category.

Amie Kaufman

Amie Kaufman is the New York Times and internationally bestselling co-author of The Illuminae Files (Illuminae, Gemina) and the Starbound Trilogy (These Broken Stars, This Shattered World, Their Fractured Light.)

Her award-winning books are published in almost 30 countries, and she is based in Melbourne, Australia, where she lives with her husband, their rescue dog, and an extremely large personal library.

Jaclyn Moriarty

Jaclyn Moriarty is well-known as the prize-winning, bestselling author of novels for young adults (and sometimes for slightly older adults).

A former media and entertainment lawyer, Jaclyn's books include the Ashbury-Brookfield series and the Colours of Madeleine trilogy.

The first two books in that trilogy were both awarded the NSW Premier's Literary Award and the Queensland Literary Award. Jaclyn grew up in Sydney, lived in the US, the UK and Canada, and now lives in Sydney again.

The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone, her most recent book, is the first she has written for younger readers.

Michael Pryor

Michael Pryor is one of Australia's premier Science Fiction and Fantasy authors.

He has more than a million words in print, publishing more than thirty-five books and over fifty short stories.

Michael has been shortlisted seven times for the Aurealis Awards and seven of his books have been CBCA Notable Books.

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