George Ivanoff is an author and stay-at-home dad residing in Melbourne, Australia. He has written over 60 books for children and teenagers, including many titles for the education market. Three of his books (Life, Death and Detention, Real Sci-Fi, Gamers' Quest and Gamers' Challenge) are on the booklist for the Victorian Premier's Reading Challenge. Gamers' Quest is also on the booklist for the NSW Premier's Reading Challenge.
George has also had stories published in numerous magazines and anthologies, including Trust Me! (Ford Street Publishing, 2008), Doctor Who, Short Trips: Defining Patterns (Big Finish, UK, 2008) and Under the Weather: Stories about climate change (Frances Lincoln, UK, 2009).
George enjoys speaking to students, from primary through to secondary school. He has also conducted writing workshops and week-long residencies, and in 2010 he spent one semester as a sessional tutor and guest lecturer in the creative writing subject "Encounters With Writing" at the University of Melbourne.
Member since 2009
Region: Australia East/New Zealand
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