Colin Rodrick Award 2021 – Eureka!

Eureka!: A story of the Goldfields is the first picturebook to be longlisted for the Colin Rodrick Award! The Margaret and Colin Roderick Literary Award is one of Australia’s oldest and esteemed literary awards, founded in 1967 by Professor Colin Roderick, an Australian writer, editor, academic and educator. Congratulations to Sofie Laguna for her novel […]

Rachel’s War AND Tupaia, Issac & Cook – Double Book Launch at Dromkeen!

Rachel’s War AND Tupaia, Issac & Cook to be launched @ The Dromkeen Homestead APRIL 17th at 11:30am Followed at 1pm by a Drawing Workshop! Dromkeen Homestead. 1012 Gisborne/Kilmore Road, Riddell’s Creek, Victoria  We will also be launching his previous picture-books; A New Prayer for the Animals AND Eureka! which were delayed due to the […]

New YouTube Channel!!!

Visit Marks YouTube channel! Link below: Mark Wilson: Author – Illustrator – Artist  Visit Marks YouTube channel to view his latest series ‘One Minute with Mark Wilson’ Mark gives responses to his most frequently asked questions. And ‘Beyond the Book’ Mark discusses in-depth on the process behind delivering his tales.

Dromkeen Gallery and Bookshop: Update

IMPORTANT UPDATE! Due to the current health crisis, we have had to temporarily close the doors of the Dromkeen Gallery and Bookshop.  From April 15 2020, all of the illustrations from the current exhibition, featuring Author/Illustrator Mark Wilson, can be viewed online at The exhibition features artwork from three of Mark’s most recent picturebooks; […]

A New Prayer for the Animals – New Release!!!

From the oceans and coastal plains to the African Veldt, we share this earth with many unique and wonderful creatures. This book celebrates Mark Wilson’s lifelong passion for endangered wildlife and the preservation of habitat. A New Prayer for the Animals is a message of hope for animals across the world. The book contains information […]

Eureka!: A Story of the Goldfields – New Release!!!

Eureka!: A story of the Goldfields is a stirring story of the Eureka Rebellion. Molly and her father have emigrated to Australia to try their luck as gold prospectors in Ballarat, Victoria. Life on the diggings is hard and Molly misses her mother, who died before they left England. A Chinese teenager, Chen, shows Molly […]

The 2019 Mark Wilson/Dromkeen Young Author/Illustrator Award

The 2019 Mark Wilson/Dromkeen Entries Open NOW!! The Award is open to school age students between Year 3 and Year 9 (inclusive), and will be judged in two categories – Primary (years 3-6) and Secondary (Years 7-9). Entries can be manuscript only, or picture book with or without illustrations. Children can submit stories of any […]