An Australian Antarctic Literature is beginning .
Tripfiction has just added Hazel's fiction to their map, which includes the new setting of Antarctica. For armchair travellers and others, Literary Tourism or reading fiction with real settings before, during or after their visit, intensifies the travel experience.' Antarctic Dad' and 'Antarctica's Frozen Chosen' are listed under Antarctica.
Since being a 2001 Antarctic expeditioner with the Australian Antarctic Division, Hazel has used the Antarctic setting in her writing for adults and children.Other Australian Antarctic expeditioner- writers & illustrators include Coral Tulloch, Jesse Blackadder, Alison Lester , Favel Parrett, John Long and David Day. Google their contributions to the new Antarctic Literature.
Recently Sisters in Crime held an Antarctic Noir evening.
Many schools are studying Antarctica in varied formats and many adults are intrigued by the mystique.
Hazel's Books With Antarctic Settings
Alchemy links to where Hazel's e-books available to buy online.
Antarctica's Frozen Chosen, YA novel ( 13 plus) Young scientist faces eco-issues, mutiny and saying no to mates. Wildlife.
Antarctic Writer on ice, adventure memoir from 'older female'. Roles. Workstyle. pdf. Braille and audio.
Antarctic Close Up: based on telescope memorabilia from Mawson's 1911 expedtion in time jump faction for 10 year olds.
'Right or Wrong': Plays to make You Think; classroom scripts which include 'Antarctica Cool or What?' when Antarctic wildlife face a Threat. Teachers' notes also available.
Shooting Antarctica; (Kindle only ) Adult literacy mystery RA 6.5
'Healthy Women' contains interview chapter with Antarctic station leader Marilyn Boydell.
'Grandma Leaps Antarctica': DVD with Auslan signing for hearing impaired. Includes 'The Antarctic Lachieberg' & 'My Gran's Gone to Antarctica'
Reading about the history and eco-science of Antarctica inspires new adventurers.
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Events & Appearances 2019
1st Fri each month PROV 10-1pm Masterclass: Complete Your Book in a Year.
Jan 3rd First 'Complete Your Book in a Year' PROV
Jan 7th 10-1pm U3A Nunawading Summer School: Non Boring Writing.
Feb 7th PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year'
Feb 19th 1. 30-1pm OAM Wheelers' Hill Library
March 1st (Sun) 1-4pm Ivanhoe Library 'Writing Non Boring History for Grandkids'
March 6th PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year'
March 27th Society of Women Writers: Authorpreneurship' workshop
April 3rd PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year'
April 18th SCBWI The Dock Library
May 1st PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year'
May 30th TBC Library Week Rosanna Library 1-4 pm 'Writing a Non- Boring Family History'
June 5th PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year'
20/21st Willy Festival 20/20
July 3rd PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year'
August 7th PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year'
Book Week; Larrikin Puppets Musical of 'Hijabi Girl:
Sept 4th PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year'
Oct 2nd PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year'
Nov 6th PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year'
Dec 4th PROV Mini Book launch