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Kirsty Murray


Kirsty Murray was born in Melbourne and its stories run through her veins.  An author of books for children and young adults, her works include 11 award-winning novels plus non-fiction, junior fiction, historical fiction, speculative fiction and picture books. Kirsty has been a Creative Fellow of the State Library of Victoria, an Asialink Literature Resident in India and an Ambassador for the Victorian Premier’s Reading Challenge and the Stella Prize in Schools Program. In 2008, Kirsty was proud to be on the steering committee of Melbourne’s bid to become a UNESCO City of Literature.

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