Caz Goodwin is an Australian award-winning author who writes picture books, short stories and junior fiction. Her work has been published internationally and illustrated by Sara Acton, Gus Gordon, Shaney Hyde, Pip Kruger and Kerry Millard (Australia), Ashley King (United Kingdom), Low Joo Hong (Singapore) and others. She heads the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) in Victoria and is on the Young Australian Best Book Awards (YABBA) council. She is also an Australia Reads ambassador.
Caz was the judge of the 2021 and 2023 Nance Donkin Award for Children’s Literature. She has been the recipient of an ASA mentorship, a May Gibbs Creative Time Residential Fellowship and was a resident at the Police Point Artist in Residence Program. Caz’s books have been produced in Braille for blind and low-vision children and included in the Premier’s Reading Challenge. Her books have also featured on Sarah Ferguson’s Fergie and Friends show, CBCA Storytime, podcasts, newspapers and radio.