An Australian Antarctic Literature is beginning .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
'Antarctic Dad' picture book about parent working away for long periods. Wildlife. Illustrated by Kevin Burgemeestre.
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 2017
1st Fri each month PROV 10-1pm Mentoring & Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.
October 31st 10 am Swinburne Writers' Festival 'Authorpreneurship'
November 2nd 8-9 pm Picture Book BC Chat on Twitter
November 3rd 10-1pm PRO
November 17th Ex HSC lunch
December 1st 10-1pm PRO (Celebration of completed books)
1st Friday in each month 10 am-1pm PROV Mentoring and Finishing Book Length Project
March 8th Doncaster Library Writing a Non Boring Family History
March 24th Goulburn Readers/Writers' Festival
April 20th (Fri) Hazelnuts