Tristan Bancks is a children’s and teen author with a background in acting and filmmaking. His books include My Life & Other Stuff I Made Up (Book 2 out 2014), Mac Slater Coolhunter (Australia & US), Galactic Adventures First Kids in Space and the Nit Boy series (about a kid with the worst case of nits in world history). 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.

His short films as writer and director have won a number of awards and have screened widely in festivals and on TV. He is currently working on a crime novel for teens and an immersive cross-platform story for kids. Tristan is excited by the future of storytelling and inspiring others to create. Check out Story Scrapbook, his free multimedia story brainstorming app at 


www.tristanbancks.com