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Cass Moriarty Cass Moriarty i(6354296 works by)
Born: Established: 1967 Stanthorpe, Stanthorpe area, Darling Downs, Queensland, ;
Gender: Female
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Cass Moriarty holds a Bachelor of Communications degree from Queensland University of Technology and has worked in public relations and marketing as well as a volunteer counsellor in child protective services.

In 2017 her writing was published regularly in The Saturday Paper. She is a writing mentor, having presented writing workshops through the Queensland Writers Centre and Brisbane City Council Libraries.

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Awards for Works

The Promise Seed 2015 single work novel

'To tell you the truth, I kinda felt sorry for the kid. There was something in his eyes that stirred a memory inside me. For a moment, I was him, I was that boy hiding by the woodshed . . .

'An elderly man, living alone in the suburbs, thinks back on his life - the missed opportunities, the shocking betrayals, the rare moments of joy. When his ten-year-old neighbour hides in his garden one afternoon, they begin an unexpected friendship that offers a reprieve from their individual struggles. The boy, often left on his own by his mother, finds solace in gardening and playing chess with his new friend, who is still battling the demons of his past.

'As a sinister figure enters the boy's life, he must choose between a burgeoning friendship and blood ties. Can the old man protect the boy he has come to know - and redeem the boy he once was?

'A poignant debut novel by a fresh Australian voice, The Promise Seed will move and mesmerise you. ' (Publication summary)

2017 longlisted International Awards International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
2016 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year
2013 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards Emerging Queensland Author - Manuscript Award
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