Lian Tanner

Lian TannerLian Tanner has been dynamited while scuba diving and arrested while busking. She once spent a week in the jungles of Papua New Guinea, hunting for a Japanese soldier left over from the Second World War. Nowadays she lives by the beach in southern Tasmania with a large fluffy tomcat called Harry-le-beau.

She is the author of The Rogues trilogy, The Keepers trilogy and The Hidden/Icebreaker trilogy for middle grade readers. She has also written books for younger children, Ella and the Ocean, a picture book, and A Clue for Clara, which won this year’s Davitt Award for Best Children’s Crime Novel.

Lian Tanner A Clue for ClaraYou can catch up with Lian at the Writing for Young Adults and Island of Curiosities sessions at Hadleys, and she will also be reading from A Clue for Clara at the FREE Children’s Events, on Parliament Lawns, on both Saturday and Sunday.