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Elizabeth Fensham

Elizabeth Fensham lives in Victoria’s Dandenong Ranges, where she is Head of English at a local school. She is married to an artist and has two adult sons. Fensham has been writing in earnest for the last twenty years. Her first novel, The Helicopter Man, won the CBCA Book of the Year for Younger Readers in 2006. Previous young adult novels include Miss McAllister’s Ghost and Goodbye Jamie Boyd. Elizabeth’s younger reader, Matty Forever, was shortlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year for Younger Readers in 2009. The companion, Bill Rules, was published in 2010 and was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards in 2011.