Tristan Bancks tells stories for the page and screen. His background is in acting and filmmaking. His short films have won a number of awards and have screened widely in festivals and on TV.
Tristan has written several books for children and teens, including the brand new Galactic Adventures, First Kids in Space (UQP, July 2011) and My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up (July, Random House). He is also author of the Mac Slater, Coolhunter books released in Australia and the US, and illustrated series, Nit Boy , about everybody's favourite mini-beasts.
Nit Boy is currently being developed for television. Tristan's Young Adult novel, it's yr life (Random House) was co-written via email between Byron Bay and L.A. with actress / author, Tempany Deckert.
Tristan loves telling inspiring, fast-moving stories for young people.