A.J. Betts is a Perth-based author, teacher, and public speaker. Her published works include ShutterSpeed (2008), Wavelength (2010), and Zac and Mia (2013) which won the Text Prize for young Adult and Children’s Writing in 2012 and the Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature at the NSW Premier Literary Awards in 2014.
Agnes Nieuwenhuizen has written on Zac and Mia (2013) for ABR as part of the Reading Australia project. Click here to read her essay
Further Reading and Links
Reading Australia teaching resources: Zac and Mia (2013)
A.J. Betts’s website: www.ajbetts.com
'Interview with A.J. Betts' – Hypable, 2 September 2014
Maya Linden reviews Zac and Mia by A.J.Betts – ABR, November 2013, issue no.356
'Zac and Mia by A.J. Betts - review' – The Guardian, 8 November 2014