ABOUT JEN BANYARD

  • Jen is a West Australian author of fun, thought-provoking adventure stories for 7- to 13-year olds. Her novels include Spider Lies, Mystery at Riddle Gully, Riddle Gully Runaway and Riddle Gully Secrets, all published by Fremantle Press. In 2019, film rights were sold for the Riddle Gully novels. Other stories have appeared in magazines and an anthology. Jen loves the freedom and intensity of writing for younger readers. She has a PhD in creative writing from the University of Western Australia, has tutored at university and is a popular speaker. For fun, she often takes to the water – swimming, snorkelling, paddling or walking.

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • If my novels give people a good read, ideas to chew on and a bit of a chuckle, I think I’ll be doing okay.  

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    Westerly 62.2

    2018