Welcome To Orphancorp (#1)

Author: Marlee Jane Ward
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General Fields

  • : $14.99(AUD)
  • : 9781921134586
  • : Brio Books
  • : Brio Books
  • : June 2015
  • : 14.99
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  • : Marlee Jane Ward
  • : Orphancorp
  • : Paperback
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  • : 130
  • : black & white illustrations
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Barcode 9781921134586
9781921134586

Description

If she can just keep outta trouble, Mirii Mahoney is going to taste freedom for the first time, but she’s fighting against the system, against the other kids, and against herself.


A heartfelt, brutal, funny, and diverse story about when corporate interests overwhelm human rights, and what happens to children when they bloom in the darkest of places.

Awards

Winner of the 2015 Seizure Viva La Novella Prize
Winner of the 2016 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction

Author description

Marlee Jane Ward is a writer, reader and weirdo living in Melbourne. She grew up on the Central Coast of New South Wales and studied Creative Writing at the University of Wollongong. In 2014 she attended the Clarion West Writers Workshop in Seattle, Washington. She likes dreaming of the future, cats, and making an utter spectacle of herself. You can find her short stories in the Hear Me Roar Anthology, Interdictions and Mad Scientist Journal. Her novella Welcome to Orphancorp won the 2015 Seizure Viva La Novella Prize and the 2016 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction. Its sequel, Psynode, was published in 2017.