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Christine Harris
Born 1955 (age 66–67)
Mile End, South Australia
Nationality Australian
Genre Children's, fantasy, science fiction, horror, young adult, historical

Christine Harris (born 1955) is an Australian writer of children's and young adult with works both in speculative fiction and historical fiction.


Christine Harris was born in Mile End, South Australia in 1955. In 1992 Harris' first book was released, entitled Outer Face which was a collection of 14 of her short stories. She has since released numerous other short stories and released three other collections. Harris has also had published over ten novels including three series, written seven poems and released a picture book and two anthologies. She has won or been nominated for various awards including the 1999 Aurealis Award best horror novel for Foreign Devil, and the 2009 White Ravens Award for Audrey of the Outback, among others. She was joint winner of the 2009 Children's Peace Literature Award for Audrey Goes to Town.

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