Tristan Bancks


Tristan Bancks tells stories for the page and screen. His background is in acting and filmmaking. His short films have won a number of awards and have screened widely in festivals and on TV.

Tristan has written a number of books for children and teens, including the Galactic Adventures, First Kids in Space (UQP), the Nit Boy series (Laguna Press), the Mac Slater series (Penguin Random House), and the My Life series (Penguin Random House), as well as the young adult novel It’s Your Life, co-written with Tempany Deckert and Two Wolves, which was also published in the US as On the Run. In May 2017 his YA novel, The Fall, was published by Penguin Random House.

Tristan loves telling fast-moving stories for young people and inspiring others to create.

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