Melina Marchetta

Sydney-based author Melina Marchetta is the bestselling author of ten novels, including the multi-award winning Looking For Alibrandi, Saving Francesca, and the 2009 Michael L Printz Award winner On the Jellicoe Road. In 2011, her novel The Piper’s Son was longlisted for the Miles Franklin Award and shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award. Melina has also written…