Anna is devoted to giving her young readers modern, quirky
and conceptual stories from the heart.
Anna has accumulated many awards for her work, including Winner in the Scribbles Creative Writing Awards, Highly Commended in the CYA Conference awards, Highly Commended in the Andrea Pinkney Award and Shortlisted in the Writers Unleashed Conference. Her debut picture book, Colouroos (Hachette) came out in 2019, and her second picture book is to be published with Scribble in 2020.
Her day job is freelance graphic design and when she’s not glued to a computer; Anna enjoys travel, art and spending quality time with friends and family.
As well as writing and illustrating picture books and junior fiction – Anna is open to any opportunity including book design, covers and illustration for picture books and junior fiction.
Anna’s debut book COLOUROOS (published by Lothian Children’s Books/Hachette) will be out in April 2019.
Winner of the Story Board category in the Scribbles Creative Writing Competition 2018.
Highly Commended in the CYA Conference, published category.
Highly Commended Andrea Pinkney Writer Award at the SCBWI 2016 Bi Annual Conference.
Short-listed in the Picture Book competition of the Writers Unleashed Festival.
• SCBWI (Society Childrens Book Writers & Illustrators)
• CBCA Victoria Branch
• ASA (Australian Society of Authors)