She has a Master of Arts (Research) in Children’s and Youth Writing.
Her middle school novel starring the irrespressible Henry Hoey Hobson was shortlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year for Younger Readers, the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards and the WA Premier’s Book Awards.
Christine lives in Brisbane and enjoys writing for both young people and grown-ups. Drongoes, her illustrated chapter book for newly independent readers, was published by Scholastic in February 2013. She is currently working on a middle grade novel, How to Destroy Earth (Part One).
For more obscure autobiographical trivia, please click the following link: Twenty things you don’t need to know about Christine Bongers.
Consultancy and Teaching
Christine was also a 2015 Mentor for the Queensland Literary Awards: Emerging Author Unpublished Manuscript.
If you wish to book Christine for author talks or appearances, please click the following link: SpeakersInk.