Media Appearances, Interviews & Reviews

October 25, 2019

Thanks to Storylines for taking J L Pawley on tour round the Thames/Coromandel/Hauraki area with fantastic fellow authors Glyn Harper, Sandra Morris, and Elaine Bickell, 21-25 October 2019.

For more peeks at J L Pawley's last tour for 2019, check out the Storylines Chil...

June 1, 2019

Generation Icarus #2: Take Flight has won a Notable Book Award from the Storylines Children's Literature Charitable Trust, identifying it as one of the 10 best books published for teenagers in NZ in 2018.

Congratulations to the other worthy winners!

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...