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Alyssa (F.) Brugman (1974-) Biography

Personal, Addresses, Career, Member, Honors Awards, Writings

Born 1974, in Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia; Education: University of Newcastle, B.B.A., 1996.


Agent—c/o Author Mail, Allen & Unwin, P.O. Box 8500, St. Leonards, New South Wales 1590, Australia.


Writer. Worked variously as an after-school tutor for Aboriginal children, a business college instructor, an operations manager, and in public relations.


Australian Society of Authors.

Honors Awards

Book of the Year shortlist, Australian Children's Book Council (ACBC), and Ethel Turner Prize nomination, New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards, both 2002, both for Finding Grace; Book of the Year shortlist, ACBC, 2003, for Walking Naked.

Alyssa Brugman


Finding Grace (young adult novel), Allen & Unwin (St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia), 2001, Delacorte (New York, NY), 2004.

Walking Naked (young adult novel), Allen & Unwin (St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia), 2002.

Biographical and Critical Sources


Allen & Unwin, http://www.allen-unwin.com.au/ (March 4, 2003), "Alyssa Brugman."

Aussiereviews, http://www.aussiereviews.com/ (March 4, 2003), Sally Murphy, reviews of Finding Grace and Walking Naked.

Wordplay (Alyssa Brugman Web site), http://www.geocities.com/alyssabrugman/ (July 9, 2003).

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