Kimberley Freeman

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Kimberley Freeman was born in London and grew up in Brisbane, Australia. She is the bestselling author of Wildflower Hill and Lighthouse Bay and teaches critical and creative writing at the University of Queensland. She lives in Brisbane with an assortment of children and pets. Visit her website at

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Books by this Author

Evergreen Falls
Ember Island
Lighthouse Bay
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Kiss slowly and forgive quickly

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm kind. I think kindness is underrated.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Playing piano

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Hoppipolla (Sigur Ros); Over the Hills and Far Away (Led Zeppelin); Happiness (Goldfrapp); Here Comes the Sun (The Beatles); Heart of Glass (Blondie)

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My mum