For reasons best known to the good Lord, I managed to book myself a horrific 6am flight from Nelson which required being at the airport at 5.30am which meant my body was on high alert to not miss my alarm which meant I started the day at 3.30am. Oh my Lord. Naturally, I collected a virus on the plane and landed with a head cold and a bonus bout of vertigo. Blimey! What a start! But, I promise it gets better from here…Read More
When my publisher pitched me to Supanova, I did my sums and said my prayers. Then, sooner than I could have anticipated, an official invitation came through. I danced a jig around my living room and braced myself to break the news to my husband. Honey, how would you feel about me taking a week off work, abandoning you and the children for 11 days and flying to Australia? Erm … sure? My school gave me leave and I booked my tickets and accommodation with a mighty gulp.Read More
Step into the shadows with authors Rachael Craw (The Rift & the Spark series), Katya de Becerra (What the Woods Keep) and Sarah Epstein (Small Spaces) to discover what’s lurking on the darker side of YA fiction.
In conversation with Sarah Robinson-Hatch from The YA Room.
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
I recently visited Australia for Oz Comic Con where I got to host my own booth and sell books, meet readers, participate in a panel with Maria Lewis and Charlotte Rose and generally have an epic-con-time. I met soooo many amazing readers, caught up with old friends and had the opportunity to connect with lots of brilliant authors, artists and illustrators. A truly inspiring experience I will never forget.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