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Christie Nieman Christie Nieman i(A76795 works by)
Gender: Female
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Christie Nieman, a writer, actor, composer and musician, has an Honours degree in Creative Writing from the University of Melbourne and has received an Emerging Artists grant from the Australia Council to create and perform a piece for the Melbourne Fringe Festival.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2006 recipient Asialink Arts Exchanges Program For travel to Japan to research 'Kaidan'.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Where We Begin Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2020 19895277 2020 single work novel young adult

'Seventeen-year-old Anna is running into the night. Fleeing her boyfriend, her mother, and everything she has known.

'She is travelling into the country, to the land and the grandparents she has never met, looking for answers to questions that have never been asked.

'For every family has secrets.

'But some secrets - once laid bare - can never be forgiven.

'A dark, deeply compelling, coming-of-age YA novel from the author of As Stars Fall.' (Publication summary)

2021 winner Davitt Award Best Young Adult Book
2021 shortlisted The Readings Young Adult Book Prize
2021 honour book CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Older Readers
2021 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature
2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Older Readers
2021 longlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Young Adult Book designed by Astred Hicks, Design Cherry
2021 shortlisted Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Prize for Writing for Young Adults
y separately published work icon #MeToo : Stories from the Australian Movement Melbourne : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2019 16343506 2019 anthology poetry essay autobiography

'In October 2018, the hashtag MeToo went viral.

'Since then we've watched controversy erupt around Geoffrey Rush, Germaine Greer and Junot Díaz. We've talked about tracking the movement back via Helen Garner, Rosie Batty and Hannah Gadsby. We've discussed #NotAllMen, toxic masculinity and trolls. We've seen the #MeToo movement evolve and start to accuse itself - has it gone too far? Is it enough? What does it mean in this country?

'And still, women are not safe from daily, casual sexual harassment and violence.

'In this collection thirty-five contributors share their own #MeToo stories, analysis and commentary to survey the movement in an Australian context.

'This collection resists victimhood. It resists silence. It insists on change.'   (Publication summary)

2020 winner APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Non Fiction Book designed by Debra Billson
y separately published work icon As Stars Fall Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2014 7637933 2014 single work novel young adult

'A bush fire, and its aftermath, links a Bush-Stone curlew and three teenagers experiencing loss, love and change.

'The fire was fast and hot ... only days after it went through, there were absolutely no birds left. I should have seen it as an omen, the birds all leaving like that.

'Robin is a self-confessed bird-nerd from the country, living in the city. On the first day at her new school, she meets Delia. Delia is freaky and definitely not good for Robin's image.

'Seth, Delia's brother, has given up school to prowl the city streets. He is angry at everything, especially the fire that killed his mother.

'When a rare and endangered bird turns up in the city parklands, the lives of Robin, Seth and Delia become fatefully and dangerously intertwined ...

'An intricate love story about nature, grief, friendship and life.

'Beautiful, poignant, with wonderfully original characters and a unique blend of time and place.' (Publication summary)

2015 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Older Readers
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