About Ondine Sherman

Ondine Sherman is the author of YA fiction, Sky, (2017, The Author People) and memoir, The Miracle of Love (2013, Allen & Unwin). Sky is the first in a series of YA books about a young vegan Australian that engages youth in animal protection issues.

Ondine is Co-founder and Managing Director of Voiceless, the animal protection institute, since 2004, together with her father Brian Sherman.

Ondine holds a BA in Communications from the University of Technology, Sydney and an MA in Environmental Education from Macquarie University. She is an Ambassador for Action for Dolphins and Director of conservation NGO, This is My Earth (TiME)

Ondine contributes opinion pieces to media platforms such as Mamamia and AlterNet and has been profiled numerous times in Australian media. In 2012 she was Nominated by Cosmopolitan for “Fun, Fearless, Female” Award, presented the Commencement Speech for Macquarie University in 2011 and in 2009 nominated as Australia’s top 10 Community Leaders by News Limited & Microsoft.

She now lives in Tel Aviv with her husband and three children. Her three mischievous street cats, two loyal dogs and many ex-battery chickens all keep her extraordinarily entertained.