Portrait of Alison Goodman

Alison Goodman

Alison Goodman is the author of Eon and Eona, a New York Times-bestselling fantasy duology which has sold into 17 countries and been translated into ten languages.

Eon (aka The Two Pearls of Wisdom) was short-listed for Victorian, NSW, and WA Premier’s Literary awards, and won the 2008 Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel. It was also listed as an American Library Association Best Young Adult Book (2010), a James Tiptree Jr. Honour book, and a CBCA Notable Book.

Alison’s first novel, Singing the Dogstar Blues, won the 1998 Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Novel, and was also listed as an American Library Association Best Book (2004) and CBCA Notable Book. Her second novel, a crime thriller titled Killing the Rabbit, was published in the USA and shortlisted for the 2007 Davitt Award.

Alison was a D.J. O’Hearn Memorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne and holds a Master of Arts. She lives bayside with her husband and their Machiavellian Jack Russell Terrier, and is currently working on a new supernatural series.