Melissa Keil is a writer and children’s editor. She has lived in Minnesota, London and the Middle East, and now resides in her hometown of Melbourne.
Her debut YA novel, Life in Outer Space was the inaugural winner of the Ampersand Prize, and was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award, the CBCA Book of the Year (Older Readers) and the Gold Inky awards.
She is the author of The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl and The Secret Science of Magic, and her short story, ‘Sundays’, is featured in Begin, End, Begin, a #LoveOzYA collection.
March: Melissa Keil, Michelle Dicinoski, Kathryn Ledson and Johannes Jakob
Melissa Keil, Michelle Dicinoski, Kathryn Ledson, Johannes Jakob
Clunes Booktown Festival: Women Writing Women
Hannah Kent, Clementine Ford, Melissa Keil, Gemma Rayner, Jane Harrison