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Simmone Howell Simmone Howell i(A5429 works by) (a.k.a. Simone Howell)
Born: Established: 1971 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
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1 2 y separately published work icon Take Three Girls Cath Crowley , Simmone Howell , Fiona Wood , Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2017 11545468 2017 single work novel young adult

'Kate, a quiet boarder, making some risky choices to pursue the experimental music she loves.

'Clem, shrugging off her old swim-team persona, exploring her first sexual relationship, and trying to keep her annoying twin, Iris, at arm's length.

'Ady, grappling with a chaotic family, and wondering who her real friends are; she's not the confident A-lister she appears to be.

'When St Hilda's establishes a Year 10 Wellness Program in response to the era of cyber-bullying, the three girls are thrown together and an unlikely friendship is sparked. One thing they have in common: each is targeted by PSST, a site devoted to gossip and slander that must have a source within St Hilda's.

Who can you trust when rumour is the new truth?' (Publication Summary)

1 All The Bells Rang Simmone Howell , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , March 2017;
1 Introduction Simmone Howell , 2017 single work criticism
— Appears in: Came Back to Show You I Could Fly 2017;
1 Sweet Dreams and Social Fails Simmone Howell , 2016 single work autobiography
— Appears in: The Book That Made Me 2016;
1 Writing Gully Simmone Howell , 2015 single work essay
— Appears in: Mothers & Others : Australian Writers on Why Not All Women Are Mothers and Not All Mothers Are the Same 2015; (p. 35-42)
1 My Life in Dog Ears Simmone Howell , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 20 September 2014; (p. 30)
1 6 y separately published work icon Girl Defective Simmone Howell , Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2013 Z1926105 2013 single work novel young adult detective mystery (taught in 2 units) 'It's summer in St Kilda. Fifteen-year-old Sky is looking forward to great records and nefarious activities with Nancy, her older, wilder friend. Her brother - Super Agent Gully - is on a mission to unmask the degenerate who bricked the shop window. Bill the Patriarch seems content to drink while the shop slides into bankruptcy. A poster of a mysterious girl and her connection to Luke, the new employee sends Sky on an exploration into the dark heart of the suburb. What begins as a toe-dip into wilder waters will end up changing the frames of Sky's existence. Love is strange. Family Rules. In between there are teenage messes, rock star spawn, violent fangirls and accidents waiting to happen. Sky Martin is Girl Defective: funny, real and dark at the edges.' (Publisher's blurb)
1 Xylophone Simmone Howell , 2012 single work short story
— Appears in: Scintillae 2012 2012; (p. 64-69)
1 Sex! Religion! Dune Buggies! Or: Why I Wrote 'Everything Beautiful' Simmone Howell , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 53 no. 1 2009; (p. 9)
1 12 y separately published work icon Everything Beautiful Simmone Howell , Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2008 Z1546703 2008 single work novel young adult

'Riley Rose doesn't want to be at Spirit Ranch Holiday Camp. Riley wants to be partying with her best friend Chloe at the beautiful Ben Sebatini's house. She has a plan to get away from the jumpsuit-wearing counsellors, the feel-good mantras, do-gooder campers and the monotonous schedule of team-building exercises and outdoor activities.

'But is everything at the Spirit Ranch as it appears? What secrets are waiting for discovery in the abandoned Fraser house? And why doesn't anyone want to talk about the accident that landed the mysterious Dylan in a wheelchair last year?

'Everything Beautiful - a love story about the broken and the broken-hearted.' (Publisher's blurb)

1 They Came from the Sink Simmone Howell , Simmone Howell (illustrator), 2008 single work short story children's
— Appears in: Short : A Collection of Interesting Short Stories and Other Stuff from Some Surprising and Intelligent People 2008; (p. 40)
1 10 y separately published work icon Notes from the Teenage Underground Simmone Howell , Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2006 Z1316999 2006 single work novel young adult

'Taking their anti-social edge one step further, seventeen-year-old Gem and her friends Mira and Lo have decided to go Underground. Their activities will be "extreme", "anti-establishment", "avant-garde" and "debauched".

While Gem makes an underground film and Mira sets about pursuing "boys-without-barcodes" no one knows what it is that Lo – the most subversive of the three – has planned. But in the back of her mind, Gem's worried. She feels the balance of the trio's friendship is always weighted against her. And as the weeks draw closer to Christmas, appearances start to deceive and relationships flounder. For all the promise of the group, Underground seems a dark place to be.

It will take great films, bad poetry and a pantheon of inspirational guides – from Andy Warhol to Germaine Greer – to help Gem work out the true meaning of friendship, where family fits in, and that the best parts of life aren't always underground.' (Source: Publisher's blurb)

1 1 Golden Simmone Howell , 2003 single work short story crime
— Appears in: Crime Factory , March no. 9 2003; (p. 25-26)
1 [Untitled] Simmone Howell , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , July no. 7 2002;

— Review of Calendar Boy Andy Quan , 2001 selected work short story
1 1 y separately published work icon Adventures in Pop Culture : A Vandal Press Anthology Simmone Howell (editor), Sharon Shelley (editor), Adam Carey (editor), Brighton : Vandal Press , 2002 Z986183 2002 anthology short story prose
1 Chapter and Verse : Simone Howell, Publisher Simmone Howell , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 19 October 2002; (p. 7)
1 [Review] Goddess and the Galaxy Boy Simmone Howell , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , March no. 5 2002;

— Review of Goddess and the Galaxy Boy Ingrid Woodrow , 2001 single work novel
1 Customer Song i "I can't win", Simmone Howell , 2001 single work poetry
— Appears in: Going Down Swinging , no. 19 2001; (p. 59) Going Down Swinging , no. 40 2019; (p. 170)
1 Hard Garbage in the Suburbs Simmone Howell , 2000 single work short story
— Appears in: Going Down Swinging , no. 18 2000; (p. 30-37)
1 The Myth of Some Shit Simmone Howell , 1999 single work short story
— Appears in: Siglo , Autumn-Winter no. 11 1999; (p. 13-16)
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