Portrait of Tara Moss

Tara Moss

Tara Moss is a novelist, TV presenter, journalist and former model. Since 1999 she has written and published nine bestselling novels and been published in 18 countries in 12 languages. Her non-fiction writing has appeared in numerous publications, including SMH News Review, the Age, Australian Literary Review and the Australian.

She has earned her private investigator credentials (Cert III) from the Australian Security Academy and is currently undertaking a Doctorate of Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.

Moss is an outspoken advocate for the rights of women and children. She has been an ambassador for the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children since 2000, a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2007 and UNICEF Patron for Breastfeeding for the Baby Friendly Heath Initiative (BFHI) since 2011, advocating for better support for breastfeeding mothers in hospital, the workforce and general community.

She is a dual Australian/Canadian citizen and has lived in Australia since 1996. She was listed as one of the 20 Most Influential Female Voices in Australia in 2012 by the Sydney Morning Herald’s Daily Life, and one of Australia’s Most Inspiring Women by Women’s Health magazine in 2013.