Jessica Townsend is an award-winning Australian author. She is known for authoring the Nevermoor series, with Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow as her debut book. Her book Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow is destined to have a movie made after it, after FOX having bought out it's movie rights.[1]

She has won the 2018 ABIA for Book of the Year, Book of the Year for Younger Readers and Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year; the 2018 Indie Book Awards Book of the Year and Children's Category; the 2017 Aurealis Award for Best Children's Fiction; the 2018 Waterstones Children's Book Prize for Younger Fiction and was named a CBCA notable book.[2]


  2. Hachette's article on Jessica Townsend.
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