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Susanne Gervay is an award winning writer published in numerous literary journals and anthologies, with her story included in ‘Fear Factor Terror Incognito’ with Sir Salman Rushdie, David Malouf, Thomas Keneally published by Picador India and Australia. Her children’s and young adult novels are recognized for their relevance to social justice and include I Am Jack, a rite-of-passage book on school bullying; Butterflies recognised as Outstanding Youth Literature on Disability; The Cave, exposing youth male culture awarded the Society of Women Writers Biennial Book Award. Susanne’s books are endorsed by organizations including Room to Read, bringing literacy to the children of developing countries, the Children’s Hospital (Westmead) Sydney, Life Education Australia, The Alannah & Madeline Foundation. Her young adult novel, set against the background of youth music is a unique combination of text and music where lyrics, songs, film are integrated into story. That’s Why I Wrote This Song is a collaboration with her song writer-singer daughter Tory, who wrote the music that drives the book. I Am Jack has been adapted into a play by the award winning MONKEYBAA Theatre and is being performed in major theatres in Australia and internationally – www.monkeybaa.com.au I Am Jack is tanslated and published in Vietnam, South Korea, Indonesia, USA and Australia with proposals in South America, India and other countries. She’s on the board of the NSW Writers Centre holding the youth portfolio, Chair of The Sydney Children’s Writers & Illustrators Network at The Hughenden, co-head of Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Australia & New Zealand, has been awarded The Lady Cutler Award for Distinguished Services to Children’s Literature and Professional Achievement Award for Literature from University of Technology Sydney. www.sgervay.com ; www.sgervay.com/blog For the video cliips check out Susanne’s youtube channel:- www.youtube.com/user/sgervay
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