Nova Weetman’s prose has appeared in various literary magazines including Kill Your Darlings, Island, Tirra Lirra, Wet Ink, Mslexia, Overland, Island and Cardigan Press. She has written for the children’s television series Pixel Pinkie and Buzz Bumble and wrote the short films, Ripples and Mr Wasinski’s Song for which she received an AWGIE nomination for best short screenplay, and the Best Short Film Award from the Melbourne International Film Festival. She was the recipient of a HarperCollins Fellowship and the FAW Award for Best Unpublished Manuscript.
More recently, she has concentrated on writing for tweens and young adults with A Hot Cold Summer (as part of the Choose Your Own Ever After series) and The Haunting of Lily Frost. Nova lives with her partner – a playwright – and their two children, in a falling down house in Melbourne, Victoria.