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AJ Betts is an Australian author, speaker, teacher and cyclist. ZAC & MIA, her most recent novel for teenagers, won the 2012 Text Prize, the 2014 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award, and the 2014 Ethel Turner prize for young adults at the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards. Inspired by her work in a children's hospital, ZAC & MIA will be available in over 14 countries by the end of 2015. AJ's other novels are WAVELENGTH and SHUTTERSPEED (both with Fremantle Press). She's lived in Perth since 2004.