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Suzanne Main

SuzanneMain 0043lr-781-404Suzanne Main was educated at Wellington High School, and Victoria University of Wellington where she completed a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration. She spent the first 20 years of her career working as an accountant in her home town of Wellington and overseas. In 2011, she took up creative writing with the New Zealand Writers College, followed by a weekend novel-writing workshop where the idea for her first book, How I Alienated My Grandma, was hatched.
Selected Bibliography
  • How I Alienated my Grandma (Scholastic New Zealand 2015)
Awards:
  • Storylines Tom Fitzgibbon Award 2014 for How I Alienated my Grandma
  • Finalist - New Zealand Book Awards for Children & Young Adults - Children's Choice for How I Alienated my Grandma
  • Storylines Notable Book Award 2015 (Junior Fiction) for How I Alienated my Grandma

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