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Hello!

Thanks for visiting my website. My name is Penny Tangey and I write fiction for young people.

My latest book As fast as I can will be published by University of Queensland Press in 2020.

I’ve had three previous novels published by University of Queensland Press, Loving Richard Feynman, Clara in Washington, and Stay Well Soon.

You can look me up on Facebook.

From the Blog

19.12.19

Yes! And!

I’ve never been in an impro troupe but apparently one of the first rules is that you never block a suggestion, you say ‘Yes, and.’ This means that you add to ideas rather than tearing them down. Usually, this...

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07.12.19

Agony self

When I read back my old diaries, I’m struck by how obvious the answers to my supposed ‘dilemmas’ were. Using this magic of hindsight I’ve written responses to my problems, agony aunt style. April 2001 Someone in my university...

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02.11.19

Such a rebel

Melbourne spring rebellion 2019 When I was in Grade 4 my class did a project on the suffragettes. At first, my friends and I were not impressed. ‘What even are the suffragettes?’ we said. Half an hour later we...

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