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Sue Copsey

Sue Copsey is an award-winning writer of ghost and magical adventure stories for children. She was a senior editor at Dorling Kindersley in London before moving to NZ, where she now works as a freelance writer and editor.

Her books The Ghosts of Tarawera and Our Children Aotearoa received Notable Book Awards from the Storylines Children’s Literature Trust of New Zealand, and Children Just Like Me won the UK Times Educational Supplement award for best children’s non-fiction.

Sue also writes adult fiction under the pseudonym Olivia Hayfield. Her novels are published internationally by Hachette and Penguin Random House. She has two children and lives in Auckland.

Visit Sue at www.suecopsey.com (where you’ll also find teaching resources for her junior fiction novels) or oliviahayfield.com. Sue is available for school visits – details are available on the Read NZ Writers in Schools page.

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