Rosanne Hawke is a SA author of 30 books for young people. She has been a teacher, a lecturer in creative writing at Tabor Adelaide, and worked with a mission agency in Pakistan & UAE. Her books explore cultural and social issues, Cornish folklore, history, mystery, family and faith. She often writes of displacement, belonging and reconciliation and tells stories of children unheard. Taj and the Great Camel Trek won the Adelaide Festival Award for Children’s Literature and was highly commended in the 2012 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Rosanne is the recipient of the Nance Donkin Award for a woman author who writes for children. She writes in an underground room near Kapunda.
Rosanne is the author of Dear Pakistan, The War Within, Liana's Dance and Finding Kerra. She is also the author of Mustara and Chandani and the Ghost of the Forest which are published by children's book publisher, Wombat Books.