Ken Spillman grew up in Perth and has been a full-time professional writer for most of his adult life. During 2008, Ken was a keynote speaker at the Asian Children’s Writers and Illustrators Conference and a guest of the Tasmanian Writers Centre, the Mussoorie International Writers’ Festival, and the Delhi Children’s Literature Festival.
Western Australian Premier’s Book Award (Winner 1986, 2007)
Wilderness Society Environment Award (Shortlisted 2003)
Western Australian Premier’s Book Award (Shortlisted 1994, 1998, 2000)
The Australian Critics’ Top 5 (1997)
FAW National Literary Award (Winner 1986)