Author of Welcome to Orphancorp and Psynode
Marlee looks forward to meeting all her fans in Melbourne and the Gold Coast in April 2019.
Marlee will give a Q&A panel and sign autographs throughout Saturday and Sunday in both cities.
Further information on Marlee’s panels will be listed in our Event Programme, released closer to the convention.
Marlee Jane Ward is a writer, reader and weirdo from Melbourne, Australia. She grew up on the Central Coast of New South Wales and studied creative writing at the University of Wollongong. She also attended the Clarion West Writers Workshop in 2014.
Her short stories have been published in Interfictions, Terraform, Apex, Mad Scientist Journal and the Hear Me Roar Anthology. Her debut novella, Welcome To Orphancorp, won Seizure’s Viva La Novella 3 and is available in paperback and ebook formats. It won the 2016 Victorian Premiers Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction and was shortlisted for The NSW Premiers Award, an Aurealis Award, and the Norma K. Hemming Award. In 2017, Marlee won the Ditmar Award for Best New Talent.
The sequel, Psynode, was released in May of 2017 and was shortlisted for Best YA Novel in the 2018 Aurealis Awards. The third and final book in the series is due out in early 2019.
Marlee likes dreaming of the future, cats, and making a spectacle of herself.
This information is correct at the time of writing but please check the Event Programme for the final timetable, including time and location within the events.
Guest confirmed, health, international travel restrictions and other commitments pending. Further information will be provided via social media should any of these factors impact the guest's ability to attend.
Panel rooms are subject to venue capacity and safety requirements and may reach maximum capacity. Some panels will require patrons to queue for entry prior to the panel commencing. Please follow the directions of the staff.
An additional service charge may apply to Photograph and Autograph Tokens pre-purchased online or at the event.