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.
Antarctic Vehicles: Character Point of View.pdf Explores challenges of an author constructing an Antarctic vehicle
characters world for possible animation for young children.
Hazel's Books With Antarctic Settings
Alchemy has 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 2023
Private online mentoring 'Complete Your Book in a Year'
PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year' starts on first Friday of each month from February, 10am-1pm. North Melb Archives.
Flexibility to go online.
6th Jan class PROV from 2022
29th SWW Vic 5pm Zoom 'Murder on the Disorientated Express'
3rd Feb PROV Start PROV 2023
(TBC) 23rd/24th 5 pm Euroa Library 'Juvenalia Exhibition'
3rd March PROV
9th Australian Reading Hour
(TBC) 23rd - 28th DARWIN
31st PROV ( substitute for April)
11th Thurs 5.30 pm OAM Association ; Zoom 'Not Just a Piece of Cake: Being an Author'
1st PROV Mini Launch