Dawn Meredith grew up in England, Australia and Norway. She is a teacher, author and artist and has been working with children and their families for over 20 years.
Dawn's first two books were published in 2000. Since then she has been published in almost every genre. She loves the quirky, the dark, the humorous, but also enjoys biographies and true life stories, fantasy and crime novels. Her seventh book was released in 2015. Her work includes fiction and non-fiction books, short stories, short non-fiction pieces and poetry. She has conducted writing workshops for children and adults in many states of Australia and been a panelist and workshop presenter at Conflux and the Sydney Speculative Fiction Convention.
Dawn was awarded a May Gibbs Fellowship 2010 and 2011 to complete the first draft her debut young adult fantasy novel which will be released in 2016. )provisional title: Rebel Wings). Her hobbies include drawing, photography, gardening, sewing, bushwalking and collecting small robots. See what she's been up to and find more of her books here: www.dawnmeredithauthor.blogspot.com
As a Special Education Teacher and Children's Counsellor,Dawn has helped many children over the years and wrote her most successful book, '12 Annoying Monsters - Self Talk for Kids with Anxiety' for her clients, however the small print run sold out and she decided to make it available to children all over the world. This simple book has reached out to kids in many countries, taking the message that anxiety is something we can learn to manage. She plans a sequel book, dealing with socialising skills.