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Kelly Gardiner
Attends La Trobe University
Lives in Australia
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The true story behind my new book, Goddess, based on the life of Julie d'Aubigny
http://kellygardiner.com/fiction/books/goddess/the-real-life-of-julie-daubigny/
There is much that we don't know about the real La Maupin: her date and place of birth, where she died, or how many of her infamous adventures are true. Even her name varies. Nowadays, she is best ...
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Writer. Editor. Educator.
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Australia
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New Zealand
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Writer. Editor. Educator.
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Kelly Gardiner's latest book is Goddess, a novel based on the remarkable life of Julie d'Aubigny (Mademoiselle de Maupin). Her previous books include the young adult novels 'The Sultan's Eyes' and 'Act of Faith' (HarperCollins). Her children's books include 'Billabong Bill's Bushfire Christmas' (Random House) and the ‘Swashbuckler!’ trilogy (HarperCollins): 'Ocean Without End', 'The Pirate's Revenge' and 'The Silver Swan'. Kelly is a professional writer and editor with many years experience in print and on the web, and teaches writing and digital media. She lives in Melbourne, Australia. (This is my personal profile, and my opinions are not necessarily those of my publishers, university or employer.)
Education
  • La Trobe University
    PhD, present
  • Deakin University
    Masters - Literature, 2000
  • Deakin University
    BA -Writing & Editing, 1995
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