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Lorraine Marwood

Lorraine Marwood

Biography

Lorraine Marwood has published several children’s novels and collections of poetry, winning the inaugural Prime Minister’s Literary Award for children’s fiction in 2010 for her novel Star Jumps. She has enjoyed three fellowships with the May Gibbs Children’s Literature Trust. Her 2018 verse novel, Leave Taking, was the joint winner of the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children’s Literature and was shortlisted for the 2019 CBCA Book of the Year, Younger Readers and the Queensland Literary Awards, Children’s Book Award. She lives in regional Victoria.