About Susanne

Love being an author writing about things that matter. Exciting news is that my Butterflies is in the USA published by Kane Miller in 2011. Just been awarded an Order of Australia for Literature for the Queen's Birthday Honours which is very special. I write social realism - from guys in 'The Cave' to school bullying in 'I Am Jack'.It is a rite of passage book in Australia on school bul... More
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10/24/2014Inspiring UTS Alumni Awards- Creating Our World
I go to a lot of events, but last night sitting beside the witty, passionate Chancellor Viki Sara, was inspiring. The great Hall at UTS in the heart of Sydney sparkled with not only lights and orchids, but Alumni who make the world better. It was... Read the rest of this post
10/22/2014I Love Sefton High School
A community school – a selective school – a school that embraces reading – LOVE IT and LOVE the kids. Kids from everywhere – they understand ‘Elephants Have Wings’ – where we’re all different but part... Read the rest of this post
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Susanne's Published Works Ages Date Published
Books 1 - 4 of 8 from Susanne's published works, View all 8 books
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1. That's Why I Wrote This Song (Paperback)
    Author: Susanne Gervay
    Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Young Adults 08/01/2007
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2 Reviews  
2. Superjack (Paperback)
    Author: Susanne Gervay
    Publisher: HarperCollins (Australia) Children's
N/A 08/06/2003
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3. The Cave (Paperback)
    Author: Susanne Gervay
    Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
N/A 05/29/2002
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4 Reviews  
4. Jamie's a Hero (Young bluegum) (Paperback)
    Author: Susanne Gervay
    Illustrator: Cathy Wilcox
    Publisher: Angus & Robertson Childrens
N/A 07/13/1994
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Books 1 - 4 of 9 from Susanne's bookshelf, View all 9 books
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1. Always Jack
    Author: Susanne Gervay
    Illustrator: Cathy Wilcox
Ages 9-12 5/29/2011
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Susanne said: Tackling the touch issues with a light touch Always Jack Susanne Gervay: illustrator Cathy Wilcox (HarperCollins $14.99) Reviewed by Aleesah Darlinson In I Am Jack , Jack battled bullies at ...more
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2. Butterflies (Paperback)
    Author: Susanne Gervay
    Publisher: Kane Miller Book Publishers
Young Adults 5/27/2011
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Susanne said: Love this review:- Butterflies celebrates the fighter in all of us. ‘Compelling? Moving? Inspirational? You are not even close to the power that this book holds. Katherine's story is one that ...more
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3. Jamie's a Hero (Young bluegum) (Paperback)
    Author: Susanne Gervay
    Illustrator: Cathy Wilcox
    Publisher: Angus & Robertson Childrens
N/A 8/22/2010
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4. Superjack (Paperback)
    Author: Susanne Gervay
    Publisher: HarperCollins (Australia) Children's
N/A 8/22/2010
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Psycho Dad was played on RAGE ABC TV - like BBC UK - because...


Tory sings with emotional passion about what a lot of young ...
Profile Comments
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Comment by Karen Tyrrell on 6/6/2011 at 11:40 PM:
Hi Suzanne, Thanks for connecting. Congrats on your fabulous books. I'm sending out book 1 of The Rescue Kids picture book series this week :))
Comment by eliza keating on 3/26/2011 at 7:33 AM:
Thank you so much Susanne..yes aside from by kids..i lovelit so much...ELiza
Comment by Julie Murphy on 3/20/2011 at 10:17 PM:
Hi Susanne,
Congratulations on your SCBWI Crystal Kite nomination for Always Jack. How awesome!
Best wishes,
Julie.
Comment by Ahmad Amani on 8/31/2010 at 5:48 AM:
Enjoy of a children’s story of Eastern peoples
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I’m a children’s writer from iran
“math city” story
a story for publish
a part of story:
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Comment by Susanne Gervay on 8/22/2010 at 8:27 PM:
Comment by Eric Hammond on 8/22/2010 9:54:08 AM:
Hello, Susanne.
Welcome to JacketFlap.
Comment by Medeia Sharif on 3/14/2010 at 10:12 PM:
Hi, Susanne. Your novel Butterflies seems fascinating. I'm going to look for it.
Comment by Sue Walker on 10/27/2009 at 5:53 PM:
Hi Susanne
That is fantastic news about I AM JACK in the US. It's a book that touches lives. Wishing you huge success, and huge royalties to go with it.
Comment by Janice Slater on 10/27/2009 at 4:29 PM:
Congratualtions Susanne! This is wonderful news...and great to see the videos with Tony.
Sending you much good cheer from the Blueys! jan.s
Comment by Angela Sunde on 9/26/2009 at 7:03 AM:
Hi Susanne. I am getting out there, submitting and networking. Thanks for your support.
Comment by Angela Sunde on 9/20/2009 at 3:54 AM:
Thanks, Susanne, for your lovely words and congratulations to you also on your success at the Burns conference. They were very fortunate to have you.
Comment by John Hedlund on 6/16/2009 at 7:19 PM:
Hi Susanne, thank you for your note. It's good to see what you're doing with your writing for kids, they deserve a strong voice. I'll keep them in mind as I work to find my own. Thanks again, it's a pleasure hearing from you.
Yours,
John.
Comment by Kavitha Punniyamurthi on 5/4/2009 at 5:38 AM:
Hi Susanne,

Thank you for sharing this wonderful news with me. Congratulations!

I live in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. When you come down to India next year, do drop by!

Best,
Kavitha
Comment by Abigail Samoun on 3/2/2009 at 7:56 PM:
Hello, Susanne
I just wanted to tell you that Molly showed me the final 'I Am Jack' cover today---it looks terrific!
Comment by Suzanne Morgan Williams on 2/14/2009 at 1:07 PM:
Hi Susie - I just saw your comment to me from OCTOBER. Is it that long since I've looked? I'm better on Facebook but do have a page here. Hugs. Suzy
Comment by JR Poulter on 12/16/2008 at 12:25 AM:
Hi Susanne
I've visited your site numbers of times to get inspired - you have the whole package - great writer, designer and marketer!
Comment by Abigail Samoun on 10/14/2008 at 1:41 PM:
Hi, Suzanne
How lovely to hear from you. Thanks for the good wishes about the conference. I'm excited---and a little nervous! Trike is so pleased to be publishing 'I Am Jack.' Molly has been showing me the cover sketches. It's going to look spiffy for its American debut.
Do you know Chris... more
Comment by Susanne Gervay on 10/1/2008 at 7:58 PM:
Hi Natasha

Lovely meeting you and sharing writing

Susanne
www.sgervay.com
Comment by Peter Taylor on 9/24/2008 at 7:52 PM:
Hi Susanne

Just read your news about your NY visit - speaking about your YA novel BUTTERFLIES at the World Burn Conference next year. How fantastic. Huge congratulations!

Peter Taylor
Comment by aaron pocock on 9/13/2008 at 3:54 AM:
Susanne, What an honour, I'm extremely excited for you..... I know you'll be great!!!
What fantastic news! All the best, Aaron.
Comment by aaron pocock on 9/12/2008 at 10:11 PM:
Thant's quite simply fantastic news!!! What a great reason to be busy. I wish you all theh best with the project Susanne!
Take care, Aaron.
Comment by Peter Taylor on 7/23/2008 at 5:49 PM:
Have a great time at Byron. Are you coming to the Brisbane Writers' Festival? I'm supposed to be looking after Jackie French when she comes to the Reader's Cup final during that week - though she probably doesn't know it yet.
It's good to hear that you enjoyed your WYD guests. I'm sure Sydney ... more
Comment by aaron pocock on 7/19/2008 at 4:21 AM:
Hi Susanne....
Just saw you online and thought I'd say Hi.
ps, I've got a new blog for my sketches:
aaronpocock.wordpress.com
Hope all's well in your world. I recieved my sCBWI pack through and am very impressed, lots of info in there!
Take care, All the best, Aa... more
Comment by Angela Sunde on 7/17/2008 at 5:12 PM:
Hi Susanne,
Thanks for the lovely comment and have a great time at Byron Bay. The weather is glorious at the moment.
All the best Angela
Comment by aaron pocock on 6/17/2008 at 4:49 AM:
Hey Susanne.... Just seen that you are online... Hope things are great in your world, Take care, Aaron.
Comment by Sheryl Gwyther on 5/31/2008 at 4:18 AM:
Hi again Susanne
Looking forward to meeting up with you again one of these days.
All the best
Sheryl
Comment by Sheryl Gwyther on 5/31/2008 at 2:36 AM:
Hello, Susanne. Remember me from the SCBWI conference in Sydney? Where a fun time was had by all and sundry!
Cheers
Sheryl
Comment by Tracey Rolfe on 5/29/2008 at 1:06 PM:
Hi Susanne,
It's a pleasure to meet you
Your books look amazing
Wishing you all the very best
Tracey
Comment by aaron pocock on 5/29/2008 at 5:58 AM:
Susanne...
Thanks for the invite and the lovely comments on my art and music. For me, it's ALL about honesty. In any creative endevour, we strive for the perfect stroke, or the perfect note don't we, we may not quite 'get' it, but to do the best we can is an honest thing.
Glad you liked it... more
Comment by aaron pocock on 5/29/2008 at 4:47 AM:
Hey Susanne, Well done... so much talent!
All the best, Aaron.
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