Zana Fraillon

Zana Fraillon is an Australian writer of fiction for children and young adults based in Melbourne, Australia. Her books include The Bone Sparrow, which has been widely read and studied around the world since its publication in 2016.

The Bone Sparrow won the ABIA Book of the Year for Older Children, the Readings Young Adult Book Prize and the Amnesty CILIP Honour Award. It was also shortlisted for the Carnegie Award and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. It was adapted for the stage by S. Shakthidharan (Pilot Theatre, 2022).