Preferred audience: students of all ages
Kristin Weidenbach writes non-fiction focused on Australian history. She is the author of Tom the Outback Mailman, a picture book for junior primary readers based on her Australian bestseller, Mailman of the Birdsville Track: the Story of Tom Kruse. She is the author of Rock Star: the Story of Reg Sprigg, and has written for Outback magazine and Australian Geographic. Tom the Outback Mailman won the CBC's 2013 Information Book Award.
Kristin is a PhD immunologist who specialised in forensic science and worked at Stanford University, USA, before switching to a writing career.
Kristin offers talks and workshops on themes such as bringing true stories to life, and the journey from idea to publication, as well as science-focused themes such as DNA fingerprinting, and alternative careers in science.