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Deborah Burnside

Deborah_Burnside.jpgDeborah Burnside comes from Taradale in the Hawke's Bay. Deborah has three sons, and is a partner in her husband's business, a waste disposal company. She is also a singer and actor. In 2001, Deborah took part in the NZSA mentoring scheme, working with Tessa Duder. She has combined her creative talents with her business skills to help set up the Hawke’s Bay Writing Competition.

Selected bibliography:
  • On a Good Day (Penguin 2004).
  • This Book is a Load of Rubbish illustrated by Andrew Plant (Allen & Unwin 2005).
  • Night Hunting (Penguin 2008).
  • Yes (HarperCollins 2011).
Awards:
  • Storylines Notable Book Awards 2005 Young Adult Fiction List for On a Good Day.
  • Storylines Notable Book Awards 2009 Junior Fiction List for Night Hunting.
  • Storylines Notable Book Awards 2012 Young Adult Fiction List for Yes.
  • New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2012 Young Adult Fiction Finalist for Yes.

Storylines thanks zeald.com for their ongoing support of the Storylines website.

Page checked and updated February 2013.

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