12486000_1682350245321956_745885869127802959_o (1)T L Whalan is a South Australian writer who draws on her experiences as a educator and dog trainer to create diverse fiction, primarily targeted at young readers. She is currently working on her eighth unpublished novel.

Whalan has a Bachelor of Education (with Honours) and spends her non-writing-time training various groups in first aid. In previous roles, Whalan has worked coordinating and presenting school-based programs. This means that Whalan is well suited to deliver public speaking sessions on a variety of topics in school, library, and other settings.

Whalan lives in southern Adelaide with her husband and border terriers.