Deb Fitzpatrick

Deb Fitzpatrick is the author of ten books. Her novels have received awards in Australia, been published in the US, and optioned for film. Deb has a Master of Arts from UWA, loves using stories from real life in her writing, and regularly teaches creative writing to people of all ages. In her early writing days, Deb did all manner of jobs to fund her writing, including making bad coffee, cleaning houses, supervising university exams, and helping kids cross the road safely as a crosswalk attendant, or ‘lollipop lady’. She lived for several years in the cloud forest of Costa Rica and still pretends to speak some Spanish. Deb loves bushwalking and shares her life with a lovely family and their kelpie, who is absolutely not a failed sheepdog.

Books from this author

How to Be an Author
The Spectacular Spencer Gray
At My Door
The Break
Have you seen Ally Queen
90 Packets of Instant Noodles


Children’s Book Council of Australia Older Readers (Notable Book 2011, 2012)