Eleni Hale's first novel Stone Girl was published by Penguin Random House in May, 2018. She was previously a reporter at the Herald Sun, a communications strategist for the union movement and has written for many print and online news publications. Her short story 'Fig’ was published as part of the ABC's ‘In their Branches’ project and she has received three Varuna awards. She lives in Melbourne and is currently working on her second book.
Stone Girl (Penguin Random House, 2018) Shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Ethel Turner Prize for Young People’s Literature. Voted the Best Young Adult Book of 2018 by Readings customers, voted Favourite YA Read of 2018 by Kids’ Book Review, voted in the Top Ten Best Young Adult Books of the Year in 2018 by Readings, shortlisted for the 2018 Book of the Year by the Younger Sun, voted in the top 100 great reads by Australian women in 2018.
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