Felicity Castagna

Felicity Castagna’s first novel for Young Adults, The Incredible Here and Now, received the Prime Minister’s Award for Literature, was named the IBBY Honour Book for Australia and was a finalist for the CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers. Her third book, No More Boats, was a finalist in the Miles Franklin Award and published internationally.

Felicity has written for the stage and radio and her essays frequently appear in magazines and journals.

She has created cross-artform and collaborative work with many other artists, work which has featured at major festivals and art galleries such as The Sydney Festival, The Museum of Contemporary Art and The National Theatre of Parramatta. Outside of writing she teaches writing, talks about writing and helps to run a lot of storytelling, mentorship and art projects.Her next book Girls In Boys Cars will be released in August 2021.


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