Tristan Bancks is the author of contemporary middle-grade (age 10-14) novels Two Wolves, The Fall, Detention and Cop & Robber (coming July 2022).
Tristan uses many tools to tap his own 12-13 year-old self and also to understand the world of his contemporary middle-grade characters when he is writing a novel.
Tristan will share his own visual, aural, kinesthetic writing and research process used to create his bestselling novels.
Writing Realistic Contemporary Fiction for Middle-Graders
Thursday, 2 June 2022, 7.30pm – 9.00pm (Syd time)
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Price: $50 per person.
About Tristan Bancks
Tristan Bancks tells stories for the page and screen. His books for kids and teens include Two Wolves, The Fall, Detention, the Tom Weekly series, Nit Boy and Ginger Meggs, a 100th anniversary book of brand new short stories based on characters created by his great-great uncle, Jimmy Bancks, in 1921. His books have won and been shortlisted for many awards, including a Children’s Book Council of Australia Honour Book, the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, ABIA, YABBA, KOALA, NSW Premier’s Literary Awards and Queensland Literary Awards. His new release for July 2022 is Cop & Robber, a crime-comedy for age 10+.
Tristan is a writer-ambassador for literacy non-profit Room to Read. He is currently working with producers to develop a number of his books for the screen. He’s excited by the future of storytelling and inspiring others to create.