The University of Queensland
Nat Amoore is a Sydney-based writer whose debut novel Secrets Of A Schoolyard Millionaire came out in 2019 with Penguin Random House. It had great success as both Dymocks and QBD's 'Kids Book Of The Month', becoming Australia's #1 bestselling debut Aussie children’s fiction in 2019. It has now been sold into the UK, US, Italy, China, Estonia and Romania. Her second book The Power Of Positive Pranking was released in 2020, and was shortlisted for the Readings Children’s Book Prize and REAL Children’s Choice Book Awards. It went on to win the 2021 Environment Award for Children’s Literature. The Right Way To Rock came out in June 2021 and was a 2022 CBCA Book of the Year Notable. Nat’s fourth book We Run Tomorrow hit stands in May 2022. In 2021, Nat wrote a 5-part fiction podcast series called PROJECT ARI for Nova Entertainment and the Australian Government as part of the #StopItAtTheStart campaign. It won Best Branded Podcast at the 2021 Australian Podcast Awards and went on to receive an ACRA in 2022. Nat was a recipient of the CBCA Maurice Saxby Creative Development Program for 2018, is a proud Role Model for Books In Homes and is a host of KidLit podcast One More Page which was a finalist in the ‘Best Newcomer’ category for the 2018 Australian Podcast Awards.