Jodi McAlister

Jodi McAlister

Jodi is an author and academic. Originally from Kiama on the South Coast of NSW, she now works as a Lecturer in English at the University of Tasmania. Her academic work focuses on the history of love, sex, and popular fiction. She writes novels for young adults. Her first novel, Valentine, was published in early 2017 by Penguin Teen Australia, and its sequel, Ironheart, will follow in early 2018.


McAlister, Jodi. Valentine. Melbourne: Penguin Teen Australia, 2017.

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