Danielle Wood is a versatile writer of fiction and non-fiction books for adults and books for children. Her work includes the Australian/Vogel’s Award-winning novel, The Alphabet of Light and Dark (2002), two books of fairy-tale themed fiction—Rosie Little’s Cautionary Tales for Girls (2006) and Mothers Grimm (2014)—and the biography, Housewife Superstar: the Very Best of Marjorie Bligh (2011). She also edited Marjorie Bligh’s HOME: Hints on Managing Everything, and was co-editor of Deep South: Stories From Tasmania (2013), a collection of short stories celebrating the history, culture and creativity of Tasmania.
Danielle’s work is published abroad in the USA, Italy, Russia and the Netherlands. Twice named a Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year, Danielle teaches writing at the University of Tasmania and regularly contributes to Australian literary publications such as Griffith Review and Island.
Along with fellow Tasmanian writer Heather Rose, Danielle is ‘Angelica Banks’, author of the Tuesday McGillycuddy adventures for children. The trilogy—Finding Serendipity, A Week Without Tuesday and Blueberry Pancakes Forever—are published in Australia, the USA and Germany.
Danielle lives with her family and various beloved animals in Hobart.