Mark Macleod

Mark Macleod is the author of picture books for children, as well as poems for children and adults. President and Publishing Director of Dirt Lane Press, he has been Publishing Director for Random House and Publisher at Hachette Australia. A former national president of the Children’s Book Council of Australia, Mark has won awards for distinguished service to Children’s Literature and for many titles published under his own name imprint, Mark Macleod Books. He has coordinated studies in Children’s Literature, Australian Literature and Creative Writing at Macquarie University and Charles Sturt University, and has taught at universities around the world, most recently in India.

Mark will be appearing at two sessions: