Felicity McLean is an author and journalist. Her debut novel, The Van Apfel Girls are Gone has been published in more than half a dozen countries. It was a Barnes & Noble ‘Discover Great New Writers’ selection in the US, and was shortlisted for the Indie Book Awards, and longlisted for the UK’s Dagger Awards, and the Davitt.

Felicity has published a picture book,This is a Book! (no wifi needed) (Black Inc. books). She has ghostwritten six books, including Body Lengths, co-written with Olympian Leisel Jones. Body Lengths won Apple iBooks ‘Best Biography of the Year’, as well as a ‘Reader’s Choice’ Australian Book Industry Award (ABIA).

As a journalist she has interviewed authors including: Irvine Welsh, James Patterson, Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Gillian Mears, Charlotte Wood, Tom Keneally, Lynda La Plante, Nicholas Sparks, Jessica Rudd, Judy Nunn, Wayne Macauley, Chris Flynn, Kirsten Tranter, Joanna Trollope, Jo Nesbo, Cathy Kelly, Kathy Lette, Anne Rice, Michael Robotham, Oliver Jeffers, Chad Harbach and Tara Moss.

Felicity has appeared at Sydney Writers’ Festival, Adelaide Writers’ Week, Bryant Park Reading Room NYC and others.

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