Welcome to my web-site. I'm an Australian author who writes fiction, poetry and verse-novels for children, young adults, and adults. I also perform my poetry in schools and at festivals all over the country and overseas.
Explore this site for information about me, read sample poems from all of my books, or watch my videos on YouTube. If you wish to purchase copies of any of my books you can do so through the order page.
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by the river

tom jones
saves the world

do-wrong ron
the simple gift

a place like this
the spangled
drongo

love, ghosts
& nose hair

waterbombs

steven herrick - author

Rhyming boy

lonesome howl
Naked Bunyip
   Dancing

since Sept 2006
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Latest News:
- 'The Bogan Mondrian' has been shortlisted for both the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year for young adults and the Qld Literary Awards 2019.
- 'by the river' has won the 2019 Katholischer Kinder-und-Jugendbuch Preis and also won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis awarded at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2019.
- My ninth cycling travel book, 'Kimchi and Kimonos - a cycling adventure in South Korea and Kyushu, Japan' is out now. Available here.
Poems for children
my latest verse-novel
       for children

new novel for young adults