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
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 2018
1st Fri each month PROV 10-1pm Mentoring & Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.
July 17th (Tues) 12-1.30 RACV Club " Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'
July 20th 6pm Sisters in Crime 'Small Towns, Big Secrets, Murderous Intent' Panel MC with 'Celebrant Sleuth'
July 24th (Tues) 11-12 VUT Footscray, Nicolson Campus Room T 101 'Not Just a Piece of Cake'
August 4th 10-1pm Port Phillip Heritage Centre 'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir' workshop
August 9th Thurs 10-1pm Mornington Library 'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'
August 18th (Sat) 10-1pm Prahran Mech Institute Library 'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'
August 27th (Mon) Berwick Lodge Primary (Author visit & Inservice)
August 31st Society of Women Writers 'Alice' Awards' Library at the Dock.
September 1st 10-1pm Yarra Glen Workshop Authorpreneurship
September 3rd 10.50 _12.50 Oakleigh Primary Arts Festival
October 8th 10 am Brighton Book Club 'Celebrant Sleuth'
October 11th 1-2.30 Parkdale Library 'Writing A Non Boring Family History or Memoir' workshop
October 12th 11-12.30 Wheelers Centre 'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'