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Johanna Bell
Black and white photograph of Johanna Bell looking sidelong with the sea in the background

Johanna Bell lives in nipaluna/Hobart where she writes poetry and picture books. Her work has been published by Allen & Unwin, Scholastic, Overland, Meanjin, Griffith Review and Australian Poetry and she is the recipient of many awards including CBCA Picture Book of the Year (2017), The Northern Territory Literary Award (2016 / 2018 / 2019) and a shortlisting for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award (2020). Johanna is most interested in work that challenges the established rules of storytelling and she’s currently working on a strange verse novel about vanishing birds.