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ABOUT ME (should you be wondering)

 

I'm an author and illustrator based in Australia but living in fairyland. 

My head is a mess of stories, pictures and the occasional cake recipe.

 

I love to draw, doodle, dream, design, imagine, write, dance, sing (badly), scribble, splatter & cook.

Although I am not young, I am very much a child. (Or immature, depending on how you look at it.)

I am always creating and am keen as moutard to work on projects with schools, festivals, authors, teachers, illustrators, collaborators, publishers and other species. 

I am regularly booked for speaking engagements in schools, libraries and at festivals and am passionate about literacy and the arts.

 

I am the author illustrator of Was Not Me, published by HarperCollins and shortlisted for Speech Pathology Australia's Book of the Year, Nomax, a CBCA Notable Book for 2017 published by HarperCollins. I am the illustrator of Dear Santa, published by Scholastic, My Unicorn Farts Glitter, published by Hachette and Once, I Munched a Mango published by State Library of Queensland. My adult fiction short stories and poetry have been published in anthologies by the University of the Sunshine Coast and Swamp Literary Journal. I teach creative writing at the University of the Sunshine Coast where I am undertaking doctoral studies in Creative Writing.

 

My awards include BAD and AGDA awards for both my graphic design work and illustrations.

 

For speaking engagements and workshops please contact: www.speakers-ink.com.au

Click here for my interview '12 Curly Questions' with Kids Book Review http://www.kids-bookreview.com/2017/06/12-curly-questions-with.html#more

Watch the video introducing Once, I Munched a Mango https://youtu.be/VEQUFzxuMA4

Watch the hilarious Fergie (yes, the royal one) reading My Unicorn Farts Glitter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQCNhghcFX4

Click here for my interview with Kellie Byrnes https://www.kelliebyrnes.com/blog/author-interview-shannon-horsfall

 

To get in touch please email me at shannon.horsfall.67@gmail.com 

 

 

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