Joy Lawn writes the YA literature column for the Weekend Australian and interviews authors for Magpies magazine. She currently judges the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards and NSW Premier's Literary Awards, has an MA in Children’s Literature and Literacy and loves facilitating sessions at the Sydney and Brisbane Writers’ Festivals. Joy promotes Australian literature here and overseas.
'A great book compels you to reread your own soul.'
— Richard Flanagan, The Narrow Road to the Deep North
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