Sue Lawson, young adult author and writing teacher

Sue Lawson is an award-winning Australian author who writes books for children and young adults. Her books include Freedom Ride, shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year and the NSW and WA Premiers’ Literary Awards, and Pan’s Whisper, which won the Australian Family Therapist Award and was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award, 2012.

Sue is currently working with Boonwurrung Elder, Aunty Fay Muir, on a number of fiction and non fiction books, including their first release NGANGA – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases.

Sue travels across Victoria and interstate to conduct workshops and author talks for students of all ages. Through these vibrant and energetic workshops, students discover the joy and thrill of writing and reading. Sue also leads writing workshops for adults.

To learn more about Sue, her young adult fiction, junior fiction, non-fiction and picture books, or about her workshops and interviewing roles, take a look around the website.

Please feel free to contact Sue and ask a question about her work, the possibility of a visit to your school, or even a Skype session.