Media Appearances, Interviews & Reviews

June 26, 2018

J L Pawley was invited back to Radio New Zealand to chat to Jesse Mulligan about YA books, how to define and identify them, and how the grey areas can challenge teen readers and adults alike.

Listen to the full 10 minute chat online now!

June 20, 2018

The Russian edition of Air Born, released earlier in 2018 by Arkadia, is currently averaging ratings more than 9 stars out of 10 on Russian book selling websites!

Click the screenshot below to see the listing for yourself!

 Screenshot taken 21 June 2018.

June 16, 2018

Following the great success of J L Pawley's visit to Howick College, a wonderful article was published about it in the Botany & Ormiston Times and the Howick & Pakuranga Times in East Auckland.

"Geraldine Jamieson, English teacher and supporter of the school’s creative...

May 29, 2018

Jessica was thrilled to visit Auckland high school Howick College in May, not only sharing her inspirational story from childhood writer to published author, but also taking an intensive creative writing workshop with a dedicated writing club.

Photos courtesy of the sta...

May 18, 2018

On 16 & 17 May, Jessica featured during the Auckland Writers Festival Schools programme. Presenting on stage at the Aotea Centre in central Auckland, Jessica took the audience on her journey from her first rejection letter, aged 12, to the latest news regarding the rel...

May 2, 2018

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English subtitles available under YouTube CC settings.

Day 1, Monday 9 April 2018: stunning pastoral, forest, and coastal scenery; random musings; giant wings; and behind-the-scenes sneak peeks as Jess travels from Aucklan...

April 18, 2018

Thank you to Magpies Magazine for reviewing Air Born!

"The premise is enticing, the writing solid, the characters engaging, the plot moves swiftly, there is plenty of action as well as necessary introspection. The original novels gained a wide online following and these...

March 18, 2018

J L Pawley and Steam Press are thrilled to announce the title and cover for Air Born's sequel:

The Flight will be launching again in Auckland during August 2018.

January 11, 2018

"Adrenalin-fueled and engaging, this is an action-adventure that should appeal to fans of the CHERUBS series, and James Patterson’s Maximum Ride. Flying is no easy feat, and Pawley has put a lot of thought into the biology of her icarian race. Whilst the story is fast-...