Bendigo Writers Festival 2018

August 11-13, 2017


Jay Kristoff

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Jay Kristoff is an internationally bestselling author of sci-fi and fantasy books like The Lotus War and Nevernight Chronicles.

Illuminae, the first book in the Illuminae Files series, co-authored with fellow BWF 2017 guest Amie Kaufman, was shortlisted for the 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. The second book in the series is Geminae.

He is also the winner of two Aurealis Awards, an ABIA, nominee for the Locus award, David Gemmell Morningstar and Legend awards, named multiple times in the Kirkus and Amazon Best Teen Books list and published in over thirty countries, most of which he has never visited.

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