Danielle Binks is a writer and reviewer, with a particular interest in youth literature. She established her book review blog Alpha Reader in 2009, the same year she completed Professional Writing & Editing studies at RMIT.
Her creative writing has featured in Voiceworks, and she has been a columnist for Kill Your Darlings writing on Children's and Young Adult literature topics. In 2014 she won Yen Magazine's Short Story Competition for her piece, 'Church Bell Spoon' and was awarded the Ray Koppe Young Writers' Residency for her YA manuscript 'The True Constant.' ASA judges noted; 'the author demonstrates a level of sophistication and an assiduous attention to detail that calls for a celebration of a fine new voice in Australian literature.'