John Marsden

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Birthday
27, 1950
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Australia

About

An Australian teacher and author of young adult fiction, he is especially known for The Tomorrow series and The Ellie Chronicles. During his lifetime, he sold over five million copies of his books.

Before Fame

He studied Law and Arts at Sydney University. Shortly after graduating, he was hospitalized for depression.

Trivia

He was nominated for the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2008.

Family Life

He was born in Melbourne, Australia; at the age of ten, he moved to Sydney. As an adult, he had a long-term relationship with partner Aimee Marsden.

Associated With

He was nominated for the Lindgren Memorial Award in 2008; Maurice Sendak received this honor in 2003.