I am thrilled to announce that ‘Zadie Ma and the Dog Who Chased the Moon’ has been shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards! Congratulations to the other finalists in the Children’s category: Aunty Shaa Smith, Jasmine Seymour, Randa Abdel-Fattah, Maxine Beneba Clarke and Zeno Sworder. It is such an honour.
Thank you to Puffin Books Australia and Penguin Kids Australia, especially my publisher, Lisa Riley and my editor, Amy Thomas. Thank you to designer, Tony Palmer and my agent, Jacinta di Mase. Finally, thank you to Creative Australia and the judges for the Children’s Category: Johanna Bell, Ambelin Kwaymullina and Özge Sevindik.