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Miranda Luby is an award-winning author, freelance journalist, and copywriter living on Victoria's Surf Coast.

Her feature stories and columns appear in publications such as The Guardian, National Geographic, BBC Travel, the Sunday Age and the New York Post. Her publicity has gained coverage in media outlets such as Fox News, The Guardian and the 7:30 Report. She also writes copy for businesses and  takes photos.

Miranda is an award winning fiction writer. Her debut, Text Prize-shortlisted young adult novel Sadie Starr's Guide to Starting Over is out now with Text Publishing. Her second novel, also young adult, will be published in 2025. Her short stories have been published by Bloomsbury and Margaret River Press and she has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize.

Miranda has worked as a lifestyle journalist and editor for News Corp magazines and a Senior Reporter for Zoos Victoria. 

In 2023, Miranda was named Southern Cross University's Young Alumnus of the Year. See all her awards here

She is available to speak at writers festivals and schools across the country, and has delivered talks and workshops for teenagers as part of Beyond the Book and Once Upon a Festival

Read some of Miranda's pieces below, or find more in the menu.

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