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Tony Palmer

After graduating from Monash University in 1985 with an honours degree in Graphic Communication Tony Palmer has worked full-time as a book designer for various publishers. He has also been a part-time typography teacher at Victoria University and is currently undertaking a Masters in Art and Design at Monash University focusing on the aesthetics of typesetting in Mandarin. As a long-time enthusiast of Australian History Tony wrote his first novel for teenagers, Break of Day which was published in 2007. Following this he wrote The Valley of Blood and Gold, published in 2011.

Books by Tony Palmer

The Soldier's Gift

The Soldier's Gift is a moving story of one family's courage and endurance during the First World War, the terrible losses at Gallipoli and a time that changed Australia forever.

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The Valley of Blood and Gold

1854, the eve of the Eureka Stockade battle. Ballarat is teeming with miners and rebels, and Irish-born Fintan Donovan is fighting private battles of his own.

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