Alison Croggon (born 1962) is the award winning author of the acclaimed fantasy series The Books of Pellinor.
Her most recent book is Fleshers, the first in a dazzling new SF series co-written with her husband, acclaimed playwright Daniel Keene. Her latest Pellinor book, The Bone Queen, was a 2016 Aurealis Awards Best Young Adult Book finalist. Other fantasy titles include Black Spring (shortlisted for the Young People's Writing Award in the 2014 NSW Premier's Literary Awards) and The River and the Book, winner of the Wilderness Society's prize for Environmental Writing for Children.
She is a prize-winning poet and theatre critic,, and has released seven collections of poems. As a critic she was named Geraldine Pascall Critic of the Year in 2009. She also writes opera libretti, and the opera she co-wrote with Iain Grandage was Vocal/Choral Work of the Year in the 2015 Art Music Awards. Her libretto for Mayakovsky, score by Michael Smetanin, was shortlisted in the Drama Prize for the 2015 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards. She lives in Melbourne.
Speculative Fiction Novels (9)
|Pinkers (Newport City #2)|
2020 | science fiction > dystopia, young adult
|The Threads of Magic|
2020 | fantasy > high fantasy, young adult
|Fleshers (Newport City #1)|
2018 | science fiction > dystopia, young adult
|The Bone Queen (Pellinor)|
2016 | fantasy > high fantasy, young adult
2013 | fantasy, young adult
|The Singing (Pellinor #4)|
2008 | fantasy > high fantasy, young adult
|The Crow (Pellinor #3)|
2006 | fantasy > high fantasy, young adult
|The Riddle (Pellinor #2)|
2004 | fantasy > high fantasy, young adult
|The Gift (Pellinor #1)|
2002 | fantasy > high fantasy, young adult