Vanessa Stubbs

In a former role as entertainment and fashion newspaper reporter Vanessa Stubbs interviewed many Hollywood actors in person, including Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Denzel Washington and Kate Hudson. She attended the press conferences of others such as Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep and Cate Blanchett. These interviews and encounters inspired the character of Jamie Hall in her debut novel, Star Attraction, published by Penguin in 2013.

Vanessa has also worked as a News Limited journalist and was a general reporter and medical reporter for the Daily Telegraph.

Her second novel, Driftwood, will soon be out on submission to publishers.

Vanessa lives in Sydney with her husband and daughter.

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