Valerie Parv is one of Australia’s most successful authors with more than 30 million copies of her books sold worldwide. Her books have been translated into 26 languages and have also been made into manga. Valerie now ventures into science fiction romance with her Beacons series. Her backlist includes romance, romantic suspense, movie scripts (one currently in pre-production), short stories in major magazines and presenting at national and international conferences including RT Book Reviews, New York and RW America.
Valerie is the first Australian author to receive a Pioneer Award from RT Book Reviews. The State Library of New South Wales collects Valerie’s literary papers. An Australian Society of Authors Medal recipient, she holds a master of arts from Queensland University of Technology. Valerie has served as an Australia Day Ambassador for the past decade and was made a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for significant contributions to the arts. Valerie Parv is represented by The Tate Gallery in Sydney and enjoys connecting with readers on Twitter @valerieparv and Facebook. You can find out more about Valerie at www.valerieparv.com.