YA novel Freefalling wins CBCA award for best unpublished manuscript

Maura Pierlot is this year’s Charlotte Waring Barton Award winner Maura was announced as the winner of this award from the Children’s Book Council of Australia (NSW Branch), which is given annually for an unpublished manuscript. Maura wins a mentorship with  a well-known children’s writer. I was at the award ceremony in Sydney, and I … Continue reading YA novel Freefalling wins CBCA award for best unpublished manuscript

Congratulations to Maura Pierlot!

Maura Pierlot’s as-yet unpublished YA novel, Freefalling, has been shortlisted for the 2018 Children’s Book Council of Australia  (NSW branch) Aspiring Writers Mentorship.  I was lucky enough to copy edit Freefalling and I can’t wait to see it in print. The CBCA describes Freefalling as ‘… A touching, humorous story of 15-year-old Harley and her struggle to find … Continue reading Congratulations to Maura Pierlot!