In Episode 329 of So You Want To Be A Writer: Meet Anna Whateley, author of Peta Lyre’s Rating Normal. Discover how to spark your kid’s writing fire. New AWC online courses are in the works. Plus, we have 3 copies of Husband Replacement Therapy by Kathy Lette to give away.
Writer in Residence
Anna Whateley’s debut #ownvoices novel Peta Lyre’s Rating Normal, Allen & Unwin, is released May 2020. She also has an essay titled ‘Noisy Silence’ in Growing Up Disabled in Australia, Black Inc Books, edited by Carly Findlay.
Anna has a PhD in young adult fiction (literary criticism) and has taught sociology and YA/children’s literature to preservice teachers.
She loves to attend writer events, conferences, twitter storms, and book launches, and is also a strong advocate for the neurodivergent community.
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