LIAN TANNER

Author of the best-selling KEEPERS TRILOGY: winner of TWO Aurealis Awards
for Best Australian Children’s Fantasy, and translated into eleven languages.

Have you ever met a brizzlehound? Or a slaughterbird? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend the first twelve years of your life in chains? And what you would do when you finally broke free?

About Lian

Lian Tanner has been dynamited while scuba diving and arrested while busking. She once spent a week in the jungles of Papua New Guinea, hunting for a Japanese soldier left over from the Second World War. Nowadays she lives by the beach in southern Tasmania with a large fluffy tomcat called Harry-le-beau.

More about Lian

Now available!

Ella and the Ocean - a picture book

A very Australian story of drought and renewal, of family, of imagination and of the power of hope.

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Latest blog post

The first idea is hardly ever the right one

13 Oct

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been playing with ideas for a new story. At one point I had several ideas on the go, and I couldn’t choose between Continue reading

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