I am making up for lost time and updating my news page with the bookish events of 2019. It’s such a delight to look back at these experiences and it fills me with tremendous gratitude to be a part of New Zealand’s Children and Young Adult Books community.Read More
It is a dream come true for me to have a novel released in North America, something I have hoped and prayed for, for a long time. Even with a quiet release, backlist book, I am overwhelmed with gratitude. When the hardcover copies arrived I spent a lot of time stroking that sparkling gold spine beneath the dust jacket. We don’t publish in hardback here in New Zealand and Australia, so it feels like a BIG DEAL for a lil’ kiwi girl.Read More
I was thrilled to learn on June 6th that The Rift has been shortlisted for the Young Adult category of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Look at the incredible line up of titles and authors!Read More
I could not be more thrilled about joining all the madness, mayhem and fun at Supernova Melbourne April 5-7th and Gold Coast April 12-14th!Read More
I was welcomed with tremendous kindness by Helen and Mary at the Dorothy Butler Bookshop. They put on a great afternoon tea, had stacks of my books on display and spoke with great warmth and generosity about my work. It was such a lovely turnout of locals, including 7 authors!!! I am constantly blown away by the support of fellow children’s and Young Adult authors.Read More
The Rift launched at the Elma Turner Library on Nov 1st with the help of Stella and Thomas from Volume Books and a wonderful turn out of locals. The cake was top notch, the laughs were plentiful and the signing line full of smiles and kind words.Read More
Auckland readers: Join Rachael Craw, award winning author of the Spark trilogy for the launch of her new YA novel, The Rift, a heart-pounding urban fantasy, brimming with mystery, adventure and romance.
There will be a Q&A, book signing and refreshments to enjoy.
Be sure to share this event with your book-loving friends! Can’t wait to see you there.Read More
Join local author, Rachael Craw, award winning author of the Spark trilogy, for the launch of her latest Young Adult novel, The Rift, a heart-pounding urban fantasy, brimming with mystery, adventure and romance. There will be a Q&A, book signing and refreshments to enjoy. Co-hosts, Volume – NZ’s No.Read More
Here’s your chance to win the ultimate Rift prize pack! Simply pre-order your copy of The Rift from any bookstore or online retailer and upload your proof of purchase here. Answer a fun question and you’re in the draw for all these amazing goodies!Read More
It was an exciting day for snail mail on May 19th! When I arrived home from work I found a courier package waiting for me from my publisher, the ARC (Advance Reading Copy). I think Amy Daoud has somehow managed to make the ARC cover as alluring and mysterious as the final print cover that will be released in November! Check out those claw marks.Read More
Rachael is a member of the New Zealand Society of Authors and the Top of the South branch. Her publisher is Walker Books Australia