Headshot of writer, T L Whalan.

T L Whalan is a South Australian writer who draws on her experiences as an educator and dog trainer to create diverse fiction, primarily targeted at young readers. She is currently working on her fourteenth unpublished novel.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 the mid north of South Australia with her husband and border terriers.