Sherryl Clark is a writer, editor and writing teacher with an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults and a PhD in Creative Writing. She has been writing poems and stories for children for over twenty years. Her verse novel, Farm Kid, won the NSW Premier’s Literary Award for Children’s Books in 2005 and Sixth Grade Style Queen (Not!) was an Honour Book in the 2008 Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards. Sherryl worked in community writing for many years and taught professional writing and editing at Victoria University TAFE for over two decades. She now writes full-time.