Jaz Stutley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Literature and Writing; an Associate Diploma of Editing; and a Graduate Diploma of Children’s Literature. (Deakin University.)
She is the author of more than fifty texts published by educational publishers of children’s books: short fiction, (fantasy and realism), non-fiction, poetry, songs and digital text.
Her story Weird Wilma was published in the eBook Short Tales 2 in 2016, and Plumble Bumble Pudding in Short Tales 3, 2017. (Storm Cloud Publishing.)
In September 2016 she was awarded the Kathleen Bates Memorial prize for her poem Roar for children under 12. (Buzz Words, Australian Children’s Poetry.)
Her picture book text for children 3-6, The Possums Ate the Blossoms, is published in the 2016 Creative Kid’s Tales eBook anthology.
In 2017 her story: The Boy, the Aunt, and the Ark was published in The Toy Chest anthology (Prints Charming), a shared imprint administered by Sally Odgers of Affordable Manuscript Assessments and Workshops.
Jaz has also had poetry for adults published in magazine and book form, and has won awards for short crime fiction. (Sisters in Crime.) In 2015 she was awarded a highly commended mention in the New England Thunderbolt prize for crime writing for her 60-line poem, The Waterhole.
She also sings with jazz bands.
Jaz Stutley - Submissions
- The Princess Rap by Jaz Stutley Jul - 2017