Dani Vee

Dani Vee is an author, podcaster and works in publicity and acquisitions at Larrikin House.

Her picture books include ‘My EXTRAordinary Mum’, and her new book ‘My EPIC Dad! Takes Us Camping,’ the first book in the EPIC Dad series.

Dani Vee hosts the popular literary podcast Words and Nerds. With up to 50,000 listeners every month and more than 500 episodes, the podcast has become a significant part of the Australian literary community. She has interviewed Matthew Reilly, Trent Dalton, Jackie French, Tara Moss, Andy Griffiths and many more. 

As well as working in Publicity at Larrikin House, she assesses manuscripts and works in acquisitions with the publisher.

You’ll also find her facilitating panels or running workshops at literary festivals such as BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival, The Sutherland Shire Writers’ Festival, Somerset Storyfest, Kids and YA Festival and Mansfield Readers and Writers Festival to name a few. 

Dani has been on judging panels for picture book awards, the Ned Kelly Awards and Ngaio Marsh Awards. 

Dani loves nothing more than reading Oscar Wilde with a cup of camomile tea and dark chocolate.

Words and Nerds podcast

Instagram @daniveebooks_wordsandnerds

My EPIC Dad Takes Us Camping!

Available 1 February 2023

This dad will leave you (and himself) in stitches! 

Things don’t always go to plan when this dad is around, but one thing is for sure – every adventure turns out EPIC in the end! 

The first book in this EPIC series, this book for the whole family to enjoy. You’ll want to know what he’s up to next…

Author: Dani Vee
Illustrator: Marina Verola
Published by Larrikin House 2023

Events at Mansfield Readers and Writers Festival 2023

Panel: Publishing options

Sunday 5 March 10 – 11 am

Tickets: $25
Concession also available

Panel: The power of the edit

Sunday 5 March 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tickets: $25
Concession also available