From Queenstown, Jane is the author of the Lily Max children’s trilogy, published by Luncheon Sausage books. “Lily Max: Satin, Scissors, Frock” (2015) was a finalist in the NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, and received a Storylines Notable Book Award. “Lily Max: Slope, Style, Fashion” (2016) was listed in Woman’s Day Top Ten Reads 2016. “Lily Max: Sun, Surf, Action” (2017) received a Creative NZ grant.
Find Jane’s writing on The Spinoff, The Sapling, Newsroom and her blog, Jane Bloomfield: truth is stranger than fiction. Jane is represented by High Spot Literary.
During her residency, the fifth of the year, Jane will be working on a new children’s novel.