Joy Lawn is a current judge of the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards and Queensland Literary Awards.
She writes the young adult literature column for the Weekend Australian. Her reviews and interviews have also appeared in Australian Book Review, SMH/The Age, Books+Publishing and professional journals. She blogs about literary fiction, young adult and children’s literature at https://paperbarkwords.blog/
Joy is fascinated by ideas and images and how authors and illustrators express these with truth and originality.