Teena Raffa-Mulligan is a multi-published author whose quirky, whimsical books for children are full of warmth, gentle humour, heart and hope. Her publications range from picture books to Middle Grade and Young Adult novels, exploring themes of family, friendship and the need to belong. Teena’s short stories and poetry for children and adults have appeared in magazines and anthologies and she is now adding romance and women’s fiction titles to her growing list of publications. She has also worked as a journalist and editor on a diverse range of publications.
Teena is passionate about the importance of story in our lives and enjoys presenting talks and workshops to encourage people of all ages to write their own stories.
2022 – MMH Press bronze award for picture book and MMH Press Gold award for YA
Scribbles creative writing awards – shortlisted 2018, 2019, 2020
2015 – Louise Schofield Award for services to SCBWI West
2014 – special mention in Kids Book Review unpublished picture book award
2013 – CYA Conference & Writing Competition – First Place in published author category for unpublished picture books