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 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 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...

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-...

November 30, 2017

“I totally connected with the pre-flight suspense, and heart-stopping opening sequences of Air Born. ...

The story flows well with appropriate pace, and includes: entertaining banter, teenage angst, and crushes. ...

If you’ve ever wished you could fly, then I...

October 23, 2017

Steam Press and J L Pawley appeared at the Auckland Armageddon Expo over the weekend of 20-23 October to sell and promote Air Born. Jess's cosplay and book proved to be a huge hit. The follow-up promo video of her appearance was viewed over 60,000 times on Facebook, an...