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Nadia L King is a children's author and short story writer. She is the author of "Claire Malone Changes the World" and "Jenna's Truth", and her short stories for adults have been published in Australia and internationally. Nadia is passionate about books and writing, and she's a warm and engaging presenter.


Australian author, Nadia L King was born in Dublin, Ireland. Nadia is a children’s author and short story writer.

Nadia’s first picture book ‘Claire Malone Changes the World’ is due for release by European publisher, Dixi Books in November, 2019.

A second edition of her debut young adult novella, ‘Jenna’s Truth’ is published by WA boutique publisher, Serenity Press. Kirkus Review has described Jenna’s Truth as “a deeply affecting, valuable story and educational tool.”

Her short stories for adults have been published in Australia and internationally. Nadia won The Stuart Hadow Short Story Prize 2019 for her story Mariko's Mouse (Fellowship of Australian Writers WA).

Nadia is currently taking postgraduate studies in English and creative writing and lives in Western Australia with her family.

Relevant qualifications

Australian Society of Authors (full member)
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (WA)
Children's Book Council of Australia (WA)
Currently undertaking Honours in a Bachelor of English and Creative Writing (expected to complete November, 2019)
Postgraduate Diploma of Professional Communication (2004, University of Southern Queensland)

Recent experience

May 2019 MC / Interviewer for Scribblers Festival
2019 Judge for the Tim Winton Award for Young Writers
2017 & 2018 Host of Teen Book Club for the Centre for Stories
2018 Presenter at Gnowangerup Library
2018 Presenter at Between the Lines Literature Festival
2018 Judge for the City of Belmont's Read Out Loud Awards (Primary School children)


Claire Malone Changes The World

Claire Malone Changes The World

Publisher: Dixi Books

Publ. date: 2019

Genre: Children's Picture Book

Jenna's Truth

Jenna's Truth

Publisher: Serenity Press

Publ. date: 2018

Genre: Contemporary young adult

Get in touch

Email [email protected]





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