Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are respectfully cautioned that this website contains images of people who have passed away.

Penny Tangey, author of Loving Richard Feynman, Stay Well Soon, As Fast As I Can, and Clara in Washington
Photo by Penelope Claire

Penny Tangey

Biography

Penny Tangey writes humorous books for young people. Her most recent book, Stay Well Soon, was shortlisted for the New South Wales and Western Australian Premier’s awards and the Readings Children’s Book Prize. Penny studied Arts/Science at Melbourne University majoring in Chemistry and Indonesian. While at university Penny performed stand-up comedy, including in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Penny now works as a researcher for television quiz shows Hard Quiz and The Chase, but is still terrible at trivia.