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Gary Crew

Australia (b.1947)

Gary Crew has an outstanding reputation as a writer of Young Adult fiction and innovative picture books. His numerous prizes and awards include CBC Book of the Year: Older Readers for Strange Objects and Angel's Gate (1991 and 1994) which also received widespread international recognition; CBC Honour Book for Memorial (2000), CBC Picture Book of the Year for First Light (1994); CBC Picture Book of the Year for The Watertower (1995); The Lost Diamonds of Killiecrankie was a notable book in 1996. He is also the author of The Viewer and Mama's Babies, which were CBC Notable Books for 1998 and 1999 respectively. Gary is editor of the After Dark series and author of the picture books Bright Star, Troy Thompson's Excellent Peotry Book, Troy Thompson's Radical Prose Folio, Leo The Lion Tamer and Valley of Bones.

Genres: Children's Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy
Series contributed to
After Dark
1. The Bent Back Bridge (1995) (with Gregory Rogers)
2. The Barn (1995)
3. The Well (1996) (with Narelle Oliver)
32. The Fort (1998)
33. The Grandstand (1999)
Anthologies edited