Speaker Profile

Michelle Worthington

Michelle Worthington

Children's Author

Michelle Worthington is an award-winning children's author and international guest speaker on the importance of reading and the power of storytelling. A full-time fiction and screenwriter based in Brisbane, Michelle credits her three sons for giving her an endless source of inspiration, as well as her wrinkles.

Two-time finalist of the CBCA Picture Book of the Year Award and two-time winner of the International Book Award and finalist in the USA Best Book Awards, she received a Gellett Burgess Award and a Silver Moonbeam award for her contribution to diversity in children's literature with stories that celebrate children of all abilities. She was awarded an AusMumpreneur Gold Award and Best Start up Business in the Redlands BaR awards for her work with aspiring creatives of all ages to share their story.

Whether she’s a book fairy, a pirate or an elf, Michelle encourages all her readers to dream big.

Website: www.michelleworthington.com