Vikki Wakefield’s first YA novel All I Ever Wanted won the 2012 Adelaide Festival Literary Award for YA Fiction, as did her second novel Friday Brown in 2014. Friday Brown was also a 2013 CBCA Honour Book and was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Vikki’s third novel Inbetween Days was Highly Commended in the 2016 Barbara Jefferis Award, a 2016 CBCA Honour Book, shortlisted for the 2016 Prime Minister’s Awards, and awarded the SCBWI 2017 Golden Kite Honor. Vikki lives and writes in Adelaide. Ballad for a Mad Girl is her new YA novel (June 2017).