Shivaun Plozza

Shivaun Plozza is the author of 'Frankie' (Penguin [AUS] and Flatiron [US]), a darkly funny YA novel about a teen willing to defy her friends, family and the law to find her missing brother. Frankie was highly commended at the Victorian Premier Literary Awards, longlisted for the Inky Awards and is a 2017 CBCA Notables book. Her next novel, 'Tin Heart' (Penguin), was released in March 2018. Shivaun's short fiction, essays and poetry have appeared in publications such as ELLE Australia, Above Water, Vivid, The Victorian Writer and ArtsHub. She also works as a freelance editor and a manuscript assessor. 

Specialises in:

  • Young adult (all genres but with a focus on contemporary realism, romance, crime and fantasy)
  • Middle grade fiction (all genres but with a focus on fantasy)
  • Junior fiction
  • Crime (adult)
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