Kristin Darell Biography

Kristin Darell Biography

Kristin Darell has been a passionate storyteller since she was a child. Whether it was making up adventures with her twin sister, or writing about the world around her, she was rarely found without a pen and paper in hand. As an adult, she made this passion her life. She worked as a broadcast news and sports journalist for major Australian news organisations for more than twenty years.

Kristin’s four-book debut junior fiction series Football Fever (Penguin Random House) is being published in 2022 and 2023. She is also a co-author of the middle-grade children’s adventure novel Into Tordon (2016: MidnightSun) and has contributed to children’s writing anthologies.

Kristin is a strong advocate for children’s literature, working as the Program Manager for the Australian Children’s Laureate Foundation. She is also an author for the Littlescribe learning platform, sharing tips on writing fiction and non-fiction.

She lives on Sydney’s northern beaches with her husband, two children, two dogs, pet snake and three-legged pygmy bearded dragon.