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Tristan Bancks




My Life and Other Stuff That Went Wrong (children’s fiction, Random House 2014)

Two Wolves (children’s fiction, Random House 2014)

My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up (children’s fiction, Random House 2011)

Galactic Adventures: First Kids in Space (children’s fiction, UQP 2011)

Mac Slater Coolhunter 2: I Heart NY (children’s fiction, Random House 2009)

Nit Boy: Bug Out! (children’s fiction, Laguna Bay 2009)

Nit Boy: Lift Off! (children’s fiction, Laguna Bay 2009)

Mac Slater Coolhunter 1: The Rules of Cool (children’s fiction, Random House 2008)


Tristan Bancks tells stories for the page and screen. His background is in acting and filmmaking. His short films have won a number of awards and have screened widely in festivals and on TV.

Tristan has written several books for children and teens, including the brand newGalactic Adventures, First Kids in Space (UQP, July 2011) and My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up (Random House, July 2011). He is also author of the Mac Slaterbooks released in Australia and the US. Mac Slater Vs. The City was released in America April 2011. His illustrated series Nit Boy, is about everybody’s favourite mini- beasts. Nit Boy is currently being developed for television. Tristan’s Young Adult novel,it’s yr life (Random House) was co-written via email between Byron Bay and L.A. with actress / author, Tempany Deckert.

Tristan loves telling fast-moving stories for young people and inspiring others to create.

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Twitter: @tristanbancks


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