Cath Crowley Cath Crowley i(A72204 works by) (a.k.a. Catherine Crowley)
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Cath Crowley is a Melbourne-based author and part-time teacher. She studied professional writing and editing at RMIT.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2014 recipient ACT Arts Grant With Heidi Silberman : $25,000 to assist with costs a theatre production about the lives of women in Australia during World War I
2012 Literature Board Grants Grants for Established Writers $40,000 for young adult literature.

Awards for Works

Words in Deep Blue 2016 single work novel romance young adult

'Second-hand bookshops are full of mysteries

'This is a love story.

'It's the story of Howling Books, where readers write letters to strangers, to lovers, to poets, to words.

'It's the story of Henry Jones and Rachel Sweetie. They were best friends once, before Rachel moved to the sea.

'Now, she's back, working at the bookstore, grieving for her brother Cal. She's looking for the future in the books people love, and the words that they leave behind.

'Sometimes you need the poets

'The new novel from the award-winning author of Graffiti Moon. ' (Publication summary)

2017 longlisted Inky Awards Gold Inky
2017 shortlisted Indie Awards Young Adult
Graffiti Moon 2010 single work novel young adult

'Lucy is in love with Shadow, a mysterious graffiti artist. Ed thought he was in love with Lucy, until she broke his nose. Dylan loves Daisy, but throwing eggs at her probably wasn't the best way to show it. Jazz and Leo are slowly encircling each other.

'An intense and exhilarating 24 hours in the lives of four teenagers on the verge: of adulthood, of HSC, of finding out just who they are, and who they want to be.' (From the publisher's website.)

2012 honour book KOALA Awards Fiction for Years 7-9
2011 shortlisted Inky Awards Gold Inky
2011 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Young Adult Book
2011 shortlisted Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Prize for Young Adult Fiction
2011 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Older Children
2011 winner Prime Minister's Literary Awards Young Adults' Fiction
2011 honour book Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Older Readers
2011 winner New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature
Chasing Charlie Duskin 2005 single work novel young adult

'Charlie Duskin is running. Fleeing from failures and memories and friends who have given up on her. And she's not only running, she's chasing things - like a father who will talk to her, friends who don't think she's as invisible as a piece of cling wrap, and an experience with a boy in which she doesn't look like an idiot.

'But Charlie Duskin is about to have the best summer of her life. She's about to meet a friend who'll change her forever. She's about to fall in love. She just doesn't know it yet.' (Publication summary)

2006 shortlisted Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Older Readers
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