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Eileen Mueller

Eileen Mueller photo 2016-73Author Eileen Mueller lives in a cave on the side of a hill in Wellington, New Zealand, with four dragonets and a shape-shifter. Awarded a 2016 Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Youth Novel for Dragons Realm – A You Say Which Way Adventure, she writes for children and young adults.
She was placed first in SpecFicNZ’s Going Global and first equal in NZSA NorthWrite Collaboration literary contests in 2013. Eileen co-edited The Best of Twisty Christmas Tales and was a sub-editor on the Sir Julius Vogel Best Collected Work, Lost in the Museum.
A New Zealander of the Year Local Hero and marketing consultant, she managed Wellington’s 2014 & 2015 Storylines children’s literary festivals–having fun with authors, illustrators and thousands of kids.

Selected bibliography:
  • The Best of Twisty Christmas Tales, edited by Peter Friend, Eileen Mueller & A.J. Ponder, illustrated by Geoff Popham (Phantom Feather Press 2014)
  • Dragons Realm—A You Say Which Way Adventure (Fairy Tale Factory 2015)
  • Dragon Tales (Phantom Feather Press 2015)
  •  Attack on Dragons Realm (Phantom Feather Press 2016)
  • Mystic Portal—A You Say Which Way Adventure (Fairy Tale Factory 2016)
  • Winner SpecFicNZ Going Global contest
  • Co-winner NZ Society of Authors' Northwrite Collaboration contest, 2013.
  • Special mention, Inscribe Media UK Flash Fiction contest, Feb 2014.
  • Shortlisted for 2014 & 2015 Sir Julius Vogel Awards
  • Finalist 2016 Micro Madness flash fiction contest for NZ National Flash Fiction Day.
  • Best Youth Novel for Dragons Realm in 2016 Sir Julius Vogel Awards
Other Resources
  • Free eBooks for kids are available at Eileen's website: http://www.eileenmuellerauthor.com/readers-free-books/ 
    Website: https://www.eileenmuellerauthor.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EileenMuellerauthor  
    Twitter: @nzmueller


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