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Nick Earls

Author, Online - Virtual Visits

Nick Earls is the author of twenty-six books for adults, teenagers and children. Two of his novels have been adapted into feature films, and five have become stage plays. His books have won awards in Australia, the UK and US. He has a PhD in creative writing from the University of Queensland.

Where were you born?

Northern Ireland.

What other jobs have you had?

Suburban GP and medical editor.

What have been the highlights of your career?

Making a living from writing. 48 Shades of Brown being a CBCA Book of the Year winner and Kirkus Reviews (US) book of the year selection. Solo un Padre, the Italian film adapted from Perfect Skin, being top ten at the Italian box office in 2008.

Where have your works been published?

Australia, US, UK in English, and in a number of European languages.

Haven’t I seen you before?

I once made such a fool of myself on Good News Week that I ended up as the 30-second ad for that week’s show. I was the face of two campaigns for Brisbane Marketing. I made a 4-second 1-line cameo appearance as a deli owner in 48 Shades, the movie version of 48 Shades of Brown.

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