Australian Christian Schools Library Network

Australian Christian Schools Library Network

Cecily Paterson is the author of nine MG/YA books for girls, a prize-winning memoir and an award-listed biography. With co-author Penny Reeve she makes up one half of 'Ella Shine', the pen name behind the junior reader series The Pet Sitters. Three of Cecily's books are on the NSW Premiers Reading Challenge list, one was the winner of the CALEB award, and another, Lola in the Middle, recently won the 2022 Forevability Award. When she's not writing fiction for young people, Cecily teaches memoir writing at the Red Lounge For Writers website, edits fiction and memoir, publishes Bible colouring by the artist Lorien Atwood, and is Head of Content at Wild Hive Studios, a marketing agency focusing on not for profit and Christian clients.

https://www.cecilypaterson.com/