Kaye Baillie has a Diploma in Professional Writing and Editing which she began while still an Executive Assistant in a power supply company in Melbourne, Australia. Following her passion for picture books and storytelling, Kaye continued to work and study creative writing to achieve her goal of becoming a full-time children’s author. She is the author of Archie Appleby: The Terrible Case of the Creeps, (Wombat Books, Australia, 2017) and Message In A Sock (MidnightSun Publishing, Australia, 2018). Message In A Sock was recently shortlisted in the Western Australian Young Readers’ Book Award.
Kaye has had several short stories published in children’s literary magazine, The School Magazine, Australia.
She is an active member and the Assistant Co-ordinator of SCBWI Victoria, Australia and is a member of the Children’s Book Council of Australia. Kaye was a member of 12x12 from 2014-2018. She lives in a coastal town in Australia with her family.