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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 is As fast as I can published by University of Queensland Press.

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

31.07.20

Olympic screen time

The Tokyo Olympics would be on now, but they’re not. I’m sad but I also know that during the Olympics I actually just watch television. That is something I can still do. In honour of this non-Olympic fortnight I’ve...

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27.07.20

Put it on the list

A poem inspired by the Women’s Weekly Birthday Cake Book This clock we’re putting on the list. Not that clock because I had that cake before. Yes the moon cake. Maybe the cat cake. Not the gingerbread cake. Yes...

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Image of Pascal with text "If I had more time I would write a shorter letter"
07.06.20

Shorter

I’m finishing my last assignment for the semester and trying to cut out words. I thought I’d share some of my top tips for getting a document under the word limit. In order to can always be shortened to...

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