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Nikki McWatters Nikki McWatters i(A146464 works by)
Also writes as: Nikki Buick
Gender: Female
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Nikki McWatters has worked in film and television, teaching, and as a legal counsel. She is the author of a memoir and two young-adult novels, and has written for the Sydney Morning Herald, The UK Huffington Post and The Big Issue

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Hexenhaus 2016 single work novel young adult

'In 1628, Veronica and her brother flee for their lives into the German woods after their father is burned at the stake.

'At the dawn of the eighteenth century, Scottish maid Katherine is lured into political dissent after her parents are butchered for their beliefs.

'In present-day Australia, Paisley navigates her way through the burning torches of small-town gossip after her mother’s new-age shop comes under scrutiny.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 longlisted Davitt Award Best Young Adult Book
One Way or Another 2012 single work autobiography

'In 1981, fifteen-year-old Nikki McWatters is living in a Gold Coast suburb, dragging herself through humdrum schooldays and dreaming of losing her virginity to a rock star. With three friends she starts the Vulture Club for aspiring groupies - and so begins a festival of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll.

'As Nikki gets older, her conquests get bigger and the stakes get higher. From Australian Crawl to INXS, Pseudo Echo to Duran Duran, she is living her teenage dream - but is the groupie life all it's cracked up to be?

'One Way or Another is an irresistible romp through a world of pub rock, big hair, wild nights and mornings after. With irrepressible humour and a bulging little black book, Nikki McWatters recalls an age when everything seemed possible - even if everything wasn't such a good idea.' (From the publisher's website.)

2010 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Manuscript of an Emerging Queensland Author
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