Shivaun Plozza is an award-winning author of books for children and young adults. Her debut YA novel, Frankie, was a CBCA Notable Book and won a number of awards, including the Davitt Awards and a commendation from the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award. Her second novel, Tin Heart received two starred reviews, and was nominated to ALA’S Best Fiction for Young Adults list. She is also the author of two middle-grade novels, The Boy, the Wolf, and the Stars and A Reluctant Witch’s Guide to Magic, published by Clarion Books. She is a frequent contributor to anthologies, and her short work has also appeared in Above Water, Vivid, and The Victorian Writer. She lives in Melbourne.