Deborah trained as a teacher before producing and writing children’s TV at Network TEN. She has written over 20 novels including the Grimsdon series and New City.
Her novel Teresa: A New Australian, was inspired by her dad, who made the journey from Europe to Australia after the devastation of WW2.
Deborah is a proud writer ambassador for Room to Read and a Role Model for Books in Homes.
Talks and workshops
Deb’s presentations are informative, interactive and fun. As a trained teacher, she is comfortable giving author talks and writing workshops for both the reluctant writer, and the gifted and talented. She also presents at staff development days, sharing ideas on activities to get kids excited about writing.
Deb gives author talks, writing workshops for kids and adults, professional development sessions for teachers, and workshops on speaking in schools.