I write books for children and young adults. Sometimes I write short stories for grown-ups.

Danielle Binks

Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology

Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology of young adult short stories will feature new work from Amie Kaufman, Melissa Keil, Will Kostakis, Ellie Marney, Jaclyn Moriarty, Michael Pryor, Alice Pung, Gabrielle Tozer and Lili Wilkinson. Youth literature advocate Danielle Binks is spearheading the project as anthology editor and will also contribute to the collection.

Find out more about Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology . Released April 2017 by HarperCollins Publishers.

Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology
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Short Stories

Abreast

Abreast

Placed 2nd in the 2011 John Marsden Prize for Young Australian Writers (18-24 age group)

The Necklace in 2D

The Necklace in 2D

A tangent short story for the Sydney Morning Herald’s 2011 crowd-sourced novel, ‘The Necklace’.

Fota

Fota

Placed 2nd in 2015 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction.

Church Bell Spoon

Church Bell Spoon

2014 Yen Short Story winner. Described as; ‘a beautiful story centring on a science experiment carried out by a deaf school class, interlaced with a touching family story and fleeting references to the dark velvet ceiling of outer space.’

Body Language: ‘Lips’

Body Language: ‘Lips’

‘Betanarratives’ is a platform for digital, interactive and interdisciplinary storytelling. My short story ‘Lips’ featured in their 2016 Body Language, and video director Angeline Armstrong adapted it into a short film for the interactive site.