Sofie Laguna

Sofie is an award-winning author for both children and adults. Sofie’s second novel for adults, The Eye of the Sheep, won the 2015 Miles Franklin Award. It was shortlisted for the Stella Prize and longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin International Book Award. Sofie’s first novel for adults, One Foot Wrong, published throughout Europe, the US and the UK, was longlisted for the Miles Franklin Award and shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award. Her many books for young people have been published in the US, the UK, and in translation throughout Europe and Asia. She has been shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Award, and her books have been named Honour Books and Notable Books by the Children’s Book Council of Australia. In 2017, Sofie released her third novel for adults, The Choke, and it has been shortlisted for the Victorian Premier Literary Awards and the 2018 Indie Awards.