2016 Book of the Year Gold

Author      Teacher      Dancer      Sunflower lover

Juliet M. Sampson is an international award-winning author. Dance Demons, her third novel won 2016 Book of the Year in the Reader’s Choice Awards AusRomToday competition.

Her other young adult books are Behind the Mask, Bon Voyage! and Outback Wonder.

Juliet’s debut picture book Grace’s Mystery Seed was shortlisted for the 2019 Speech Pathology Award, 5 – 8 year old category and honoured as a ‘Finalist’ in the ‘Children’s Picture Book: Softcover Fiction’ category, 2019 International Book Awards.

Cato’s Can Can is Juliet’s second picture book, inspired by her love for different dance styles and Australian birds. Follow the Rainbow her third picture book is in bookstores now.

Juliet is a proud Australia Reads Ambassador and loves to inspire others. Her quote ‘spread sunshine and inspiration,’ has reached a global audience.

She lives in Melbourne where she is surrounded by family and friends. Her interests include travelling, dancing, growing sunflowers, gardening, exploring cafes and sketching.