Fiona Burrows is an emerging author-illustrator from Perth, WA. She has a BA (Hons) and a PhD in Literature and has taught creative writing, poetry, literature and academic writing at university. As an avid reader and lifelong picturebook collector, she is currently pursuing her passion of children’s book writing and illustrating. She has three picturebooks due for publication in 2019, as well as an educational picturebook project, and her illustrations have won awards in local and national competitions.
Fiona creates her illustrations using various media, but mainly works in watercolour, pen & ink, pencil, and digital. She loves intricate detail, rampant colour, graphic simplicity and delicate linework. Above all, she loves creating stories and pictures full of imagination and creativity. She is passionate about educating and loves collaborating with schools and libraries, and she strongly believes in advocating for the importance of literature and stories, particularly Australian ones.