Miranda Luby is an author, freelance journalist, copywriter and communications professional living on Victoria's Surf Coast.
Her feature stories appear in publications such as National Geographic and the BBC and her columns have been syndicated by the Daily Mail and the New York Post. Her publicity has gained coverage in media outlets such as Fox News, The Guardian, Geek, and the 7:30 Report. She also writes copy for businesses and organisations, and sometimes 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 with Text Publishing in August 2022. 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. You may remember her from game shows such as Deal or No Deal and Family Feud and her three minutes of fame on Channel 7's Sunrise.
Miranda's work and passions have taken her to more than 50 countries but she calls the Surf Coast in Victoria home. You can find her bodyboarding whenever the surf's good.
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