Tristan Bancks is a children’s and teen author with a background in acting and filmmaking. His books include Two Wolves – a crime mystery novel for middle-graders, Mac Slater Coolhunter, and the My Life series of weird-funny-gross short stories.
His short films as writer and director have won a number of awards and have screened widely in festivals and on TV. His most recent book is My Life & Other Massive Mistakes (March 2015), illustrated by Gus Gordon. Tristan is excited by the future of storytelling and inspiring others to create.
Children's Book Festival 2015
Oliver Phommavanh, Tristan Bancks, Andy Griffiths, Hazel Edwards, Gabrielle Wang, Shaun Tan, Terry Denton, Bernard Caleo, Josh Earl, Marc Martin, Nicki Greenberg, Ron Murray, Uptown Brown, Ursula Dubosarsky, Allison Colpoys, Alex Papps, Andrew Joyner, Davina Bell, Ben Target, Becky Hoops, Mitch Vane, Peter Combe, The Hoodangers