Nadia L. King

Nadia L. King is an Australian author of Indian and Irish descent. She is an award-winning short story writer and children’s author who believes passionately in the power of stories to make the world a better place. Nadia has a background in journalism and has written children’s picture books, young adult novels, and chapter books and her work is published internationally by Scholastic and Dixi Books. Nadia’s short stories have been published in Europe and the United States. She regularly presents author talks and workshops and is currently finishing a PhD in English and Creative Writing. She is also a proud role model for Books in Homes. Nadia lives in Western Australia with her family, tabby cat Mimi, black Labrador Pippa and an ever-expanding collection of books.

Books from this author



Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year (Notable Book 2022)

Rachel Funari Award for Fiction (Shortlisted 2021)

Maureen Freer Literary Competition (Winner 2020)


FAW Stuart Hadow Short Story Award (Winner 2019)