Miranda Luby is an award-winning author, freelance journalist, copywriter and communications professional 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 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 now with Text Publishing. Her second novel, also young adult, will be published in 2024. 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.
Read some of Miranda's favourite pieces below, or find more in the menu.
Paradise for Wanderers
Why are Australians so laid back?
The Simple Thing I Learnt When I Went Off Grid
Where ever you go, there you are
No Bad Weather
Why dads pay more attention to their daughters than their sons
Life at the Top
Women over 30 are taking up this exhilarating, overlooked sport
you guess what it is?