Jaclyn Moriarty


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Jaclyn Moriarty is an Australian writer of young adult literature.

She studied English at the University of Sydney, and law at Yale University and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where she was awarded a PhD.

She is the younger sister of Liane Moriarty. She was previously married to Canadian writer Colin McAdam, and has a son, Charlie. She currently lives in Sydney.
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Dear Sweet Readers of this Blog

Dear Sweet Readers of this Blog,

You might be wondering where I've been.

Probably not, as I am never here, so why would you waste your time wondering.

Anyway, I have been at Tumblr!  I hope you don't feel betrayed.  In fact, I hope you will find it in your hearts to follow me there.  This is where I am: jaclynmoriarty.tumblr.com

At Tumblr, I'm writing a Thursday blog post called The Colours of Thursda Read more of this blog post »
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“I hope you feel better today. Please ring me at work if you are dead.”
Jaclyn Moriarty, Feeling Sorry for Celia
tags: humor

“I'm screwed up, mixed up, messed around, dive-bombing, crashing and burning.”
Jaclyn Moriarty, The Year of Secret Assignments

“She's always getting into trouble because she gets bored really really easily. [...]
My mum says it's because Celia has an attention span the size of a sesame seed.
Celia's mum says it's because Celia's identity is unfurling itself slowly, like a tulip bud, and it's a breathtakingly beautiful thing to see.”
Jaclyn Moriarty, Feeling Sorry for Celia

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