Jen Storer has worked behind the scenes in publishing as an editor, a project manager and in creative development. She is now a full-time writer for young people. Her gothic fantasy novel, Tensy Farlow and the Home for Mislaid Children, was shortlisted for a string of awards including the Prime Minister's Literary Awards (Best Children's Fiction) and the CBCA Book of the Year. Her books include the classic fantasy Accidental Princess and the Crystal Bay series. Jen lives and works in Melbourne.