Tristan Bancks Tristan Bancks is a writer with a background in acting, filmmaking and TV presenting in Australia and the UK. His short films have won a number of awards and have screened widely in festivals and on TV. Tristan has written a number of books for kids and teens, including the Mac Slater, Coolhunter series, It'sYr Life with Tempany Deckert, and My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up. Tristan's drive is to tell inspiring, fast-moving stories for young people.
Two Wolves won the Honour Book in the 2015 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards and was shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards. It also won the YABBA and KOALA Children’s Choice Awards. Tristan is a writer-ambassador for charity Room to Read.