Sarah Wallace is a writer and reviewer with a passion for the power of words.  She is a children’s book reviewer for Kids’ Book Review and has been regularly publishing reviews for the last couple of years on everything from picture books to middle grade novels to non-fiction reference books. Sarah loves writing in all its forms and writes flash fiction, short stories, poetry and children’s literature.  

Sarah is actively involved in the writing community, regularly attending and volunteering her time at SCBWI, CBCA and ACT Writers Centre events. In 2017, she was a judge in the Children’s Book Council of Australia ACT Branch Make Your Own Story Book Competition.  She had the pleasure of reading some of the picture books created by talented primary school students and seeing their delight at accepting their prizes at the awards ceremony.

 Sarah has spent most of her career in government education policy and advocates for the role of literature in education. She was worked for the Australian Government Department of Education and Training for 18 years and for the last 10 years has specialised in early childhood education policy. She holds a BA (English) and Postgraduate Certificate in Education.