Dianne Wolfer

Name Dianne Wolfer
Email Address [email protected]
Profession author, ARA of SCBWI WA
Professional Services
  • Community writing facilitation
  • Master classes
  • Master discussions
  • Mentoring
  • Public readings
  • Talks
  • Workshop presentation
Areas of Work
  • Autobiography
  • Biography
  • Children's
  • Fiction
  • History
  • Humour
  • Nonfiction
  • Picture books
  • Poetry
  • Teenage
  • War
  • Young adult
  • Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Country Australia
State WA
Suburb Albany
Website http://www.diannewolfer.com
Phone 0428482606
Biography I am an established YA and children’s author with 14 titles published by Walker Books, Fremantle Press and Cengage Learning. My titles have been shortlisted for various awards and my latest titles; Light Horse Boy and Granny Grommet and Me are shortlisted for the 2014 CBCA Book Awards Through my work as a children’s author, I visit schools and libraries across Australia and Asia.
Publication History Dianne Wolfer: Publications Overview Novels For Young Adult Readers Choices published by FACP, 2001 Border Line published by FACP, 1998, reprint 2003 Dolphin Song published by FACP, 1995 (re-edited & new cover design, 2002) Books For Younger Readers Lighthouse Girl, Fremantle Press, The Kid Whose Mum kept Possums in her Bra published by FACP, 2006 Horse-Mad published by FACP, 2005 Village Rules! published by Thomson Learning, 2004 Scuba Kid published by Thomson Learning, 2004 Being Billy published by Thomson Learning, 2003 Ironkid published by Thomson Learning, 2003 Butterfly Notes published by Thomson Learning, 2002 Seven-Five-Three Lucky magazine, 1997 Picture Books Photographs in the Mud (illus. Brian Harrison-Lever) FACP, 2005, soft-cover reprint, 2007 Non-Fiction (please see full CV for pre-2000 details) Writer on Tour Good Reading magazine, April 2004 A Sense of Place RRR Network News, 2002 My Story commissioned autobiography (11,000 words) in US reference book Something About the Author issue 204, 2000 Audio Fiction Voices in the Forest a collection of linked children’s audio stories for the Southern Forest Sculpture Walk Northcliffe, 2006 Awards Won: FAW Mary Grant Bruce Award for Children’s Literature 1997 Down-South Literary Awards 1995 Society of Women Writers’ Bronze Quill Award 1992 Shortlisted: WAYRBA (The Kid Whose Mum kept Possums in her Bra) 2007 WAYRBA (Horse Mad) 2006 WAYRBA (Choices) 2004 Family Therapists’ Award for Children’s Literature (Choices) 2001 WAYRBA (Border Line) 1999 & 2002 The Wilderness Society Environment Award (Border Line) 1999 WAYRBA (Dolphin Song) 1996 Various short story awards pre 1995 (please see full CV for details)