Deb Fitzpatrick

Deb Fitzpatrick is the author of six novels. Her young adult novels (90 packets of instant noodles and Have you seen Ally Queen?) were named Notable Books by the Children’s Book Council of Australia; two of her books have been shortlisted in the West Australian Young Readers Book Awards (WAYRBAs); and her middle grade book The amazing Spencer Gray was published in the US in 2017. Deb loves using stories from real life in her novels and tries to include her kids’ names in her books wherever possible. She regularly teaches creative writing at schools and loves motivating writers of all ages. Deb’s latest book is The spectacular Spencer Gray, and she is the recipient of a 2020 May Gibbs Children’s Literature Trust Creative Time Residential Fellowship to write her next novel.

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)