Kristy Nita Brown loves to write junior fiction about small characters who do big things. A debut author from Western Australia, Kristy delivers creative writing workshops at libraries and schools, and lectures film and television production at TAFE. Previously, Kristy has worked as an executive in the Australian music industry, and in television training and production roles in Sydney and Melbourne.
She has a Bachelor of Primary Education, a Bachelor of Media Studies, a Certificate of Training and Assessment and completed numerous courses at the Australian Writers’ Centre. Kristy is an active member of the Australian writing community. Kristy can also do a backwards somersault into a pool, as long as it is safe to do so!
2023 - Looking for Lily - West Australian Young Readers' Book Award, shortlisted in younger readers category
2022 - Looking for Lily - CYA Aspiring Authors Competition, 2nd place in younger readers chapter book category
2022 - Silly Willy for Class Captain - Larrikin House and SCBWI Competition, longlisted in graphic novel category
FUN FACTS ABOUT KRISTY
Favourite book: Polly and Buster by Sally Rippin
What can Kristy play: Flute, drums and chess
Favourite board game: Chill Out!
Favourite food: Bun Bo Xao - nom nom nom!
Favourite drink: Iced coffee with heaps of ice cream
Where you'll find Kristy: In hot water!
LISTEN TO KRISTY TALK ABOUT HER EXPERIENCES WRITING AND PUBLISHING ON THE WAYNE NICHOLSON SHOW
LISTEN TO KRISTY TALK ABOUT HER EXPERIENCES AS AN INDIE ON THE HYBRID AUTHOR