Gabrielle Tozer is an internationally published author with a background in journalism, editing and copywriting. Her YA novel, THE INTERN, won the State Library of Victoria’s 2015 Gold Inky Award, and its sequel FAKING IT is out now. Gabrielle has shared her passion for storytelling and creativity at numerous events, including the Sydney Writers’ Festival’s Children’s Festival of Moving Stories, Somerset Celebration of Literature, National Young Writers’ Festival and the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s National Conference. She has also been featured on Weekend Today, Triple J’s Breakfast With Matt & Alex, ABC Radio and in various media publications. An advocate for “paying it forward”, Gabrielle is also the founder of the web Q&A series, The Bottom Rung, which is an online hub to help students gain confidence before entering the workplace. Gabrielle’s third YA novel REMIND ME HOW THIS ENDS and first picture book PEAS AND QUIET (illustrated by Sue deGennaro) hit shelves in 2017.
Gabby: writes with energy, passion and humour; loves a deadline – it sharpens her wit; is her own best editor and bosses herself around; has a fascination with contemporary culture, life, people – and her writing brings them to life.