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Julia Lawrinson

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Julia Lawrinson is an Australian writer of children's and young adult fiction. Her debut novel Obsession (Fremantle Press, 2001) won the Western Australian Premier's Prize for Young Adult Writing: since then her work has been shortlisted for numerous awards. Her latest book is Chess Nuts (Puffin 2010), and she's working on a novel about four girls, one boy and a secret.


Happy 2016 to you!

1. Above is my reading pile/s for Perth Writers Festival Schools and Teachers Days. Luckily I've already read a couple in that list, and it is proving a pleasure to read the rest.

2. If you're free on Saturday 16 January, come to the State Library of WA for free writing/reading workshops for kids - details here.

3. 2016 is already looking exciting writing-wise: I have started t... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.46 · 507 ratings · 81 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Losing It

3.52 avg rating — 201 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Bye, Beautiful

3.34 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 2006
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The Push

3.28 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Chess Nuts

3.73 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Skating the Edge

4.21 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2002
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Suburban Freak Show

3.16 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Obsession

3.21 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2001
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Bad Bad Thing

3.08 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2005
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The Flyaway Girls

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Bye Beautiful

2.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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" Emily, thank you so, so much: I am incredibly touched by that. And so wonderful to hear you are writing, it is an important, hard and worthwhile thing ...more "
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“They say you see stars, when you hit the back of your head like that, but Billy was facing upwards, and he could not tell whether the stars in his eyes were from the pulsing whites of country stars. There is nothing like the night sky in the country, the spongy purple of it, the stars with their own heartbeats, the things out there that you cannot see.”
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