News

December 17th

Launch Love – Auckland

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.

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August 01st

Auckland Book Tour Highlights

My 6 days in Auckland were jam-packed with visits, meetings and events. I visited 6 schools, delivered 8 talks, lunched with booksellers, attended the New Zealand Book Industry Awards and had a lovely catch up with some author friends.

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June 24th

Children’s Choice Awards & Auckland Book Tour

I am sooooo overdue to post news. Sorry, team. I can’t think back over all the details I’ve missed this year but here are the recent highlights: Stray is a finalist in the Children’s Choice category of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

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November 14th

NZ Book Week & NZ Bookshop Day

Oh boy I’ve been so slack updating my news page lately, mostly because I am in the thick of rewriting Shield, book 3 of the Spark trilogy. But I’m here now and it’s been a busy time with a Teen Book Club visit, NZ Book Week AND NZ Bookshop Day shenanigans! All three of these events involved my favourite local indie bookstore Page & Blackmore.

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Rachael Craw

Rachael is a member of the New Zealand Society of Authors and the Top of the South branch. She is represented by Chris and Barbara Else of TFS Literary Agency. Her publisher is Walker Books Australia