Deb Fitzpatrick lives and works in Fremantle, and has published six novels for adults, young adults and children. Her two YA novels (90 packets of instant noodles and Have you seen Ally Queen?) were named Notable Books by the Children’s Book Council of Australia; two of her books have been shortlisted in the West Australian Young Readers Book Awards (WAYRBAs); and her middle-grade book The amazing Spencer Gray was published in the US in 2017. Deb loves using stories from real life in her novels and tries to include her kids’ names in her books wherever possible. Deb has a Master of Arts (creative writing) from UWA, and regularly teaches creative writing, professional writing, and editing to children, teenagers and adults. She teaches professional writing and editing at Curtin University. Deb’s latest book is The Spectacular Spencer Gray.