Authors » Michèle Drouart
Michèle Drouart was born in Sydney. She lived overseas for several years before returning to Australia where she now resides in Perth. Her memoir Into the Wadi, a winner of the WA Premier’s Book Award, tells of the year she spent in a Muslim Arab village in Jordan. Her story ‘offers a contemplative, unstereotypical look at the complexities of cross-cultural experience’ (Journal of Middle Eastern Women’s Studies, Indiana University, 2006). Michèle manages her own business teaching courses in Creative Writing (beginner to advanced). She is also a freelance editor, with focus on assessments and editing for aspiring writers.
Winner, Western Australian Premier’s Book of the Year Award, 2001
Books available from Fremantle Press
- Into the Wadi 2000
Light Horse Boy at Bologna
Fremantle Press illustrators are again set to shine at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in March 2014. Drawings from Light Horse Boy will feature in the Australian Publishers Association exhibition Hello! from Australia while The Last Viking and Dreamers will feature in the exhibition’s book showcase.