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Jane Bloomfield

Queenstown writer, Jane Bloomfield is the author of the much loved Lily Max children’s trilogy, published by Luncheon Sausage Books.

Lily Max: Satin, Scissors, Frock (2015) was a finalist in the New Zealand Children’s & Young Adults Book Awards and received a Storylines Notable Book Award. Lily Max: Slope, Style, Fashion (2016) was listed in New Zealand Women’s Day Top Ten Reads 2016. Lily Max: Sun, Surf, Action (2017) received a Creative New Zealand grant.

Her writing can be found on The Spinoff, The Sapling, NewsRoom, and on her column-style blog, Jane Bloomfield: truth is stranger than fiction.

Jane was awarded a Michael King Writer’s Residency 2021, where she worked on a new middle-grade novel.

Jane Bloomfield

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