I've been writing fiction for young adults since 2004. My novels include Take Three Girls (co-written with Fiona Wood and Simmone Howell), Words in Deep Blue, Graffiti Moon, Chasing Charlie Duskin (A Little Wanting Song) and the Gracie Faltrain trilogy.

Awards include The Prime Minister's Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction (2011, 2017), The Ethel Turner Prize for Young Adult Literature (2011), Winner of the Indie Book Awards (2017), YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults List (2013), Cooperative Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) Recommended Book, The Queensland Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction (2017), Honour Book CBCA (2011, 2017), Gold Inky Award (2017). 


Word House is two-time PM's-Literary-Award winner Cath Crowley (Words in Deep BlueGraffiti Moon) and editor and writer Alison Arnold. Together we run writing masterclasses across Australia, offer mentorships, professional development, and other things.



Catherine Drayton, Inkwell Management

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New York, NY 10175 

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