Who is Rosanne Hawke?
Rosanne Hawke is an award-winning South Australian author. She has lived in Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates as an aid worker for ten years. Her books include The Keeper, Soraya, the Storyteller, Mustara, Taj and the Great Camel Trek (winner of the 2012 Adelaide Festival Children's Literature Award) and The Messenger Bird. She is a Carclew, Asialink, Varuna and May Gibbs Fellow, and a Bard of Cornwall. She teaches Creative Writing at Tabor Adelaide, and writes in an old Cornish farmhouse with underground rooms near Kapunda.
Read her new book Kerenza: A New Australian
A girl's journey from Cornwall to the wild Australian bush in 1911.
Tatachilla students Grace, Bella, Will and Gemma with Rosanne at the Book Launch of Kelsey and the Quest of the Porcelain Doll, at Tabor College 2014.
Photo by: Dylan Coker
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