About Selina

It’s an undeniable truth that Selina Fenech has been lost to the realms of fantasy since she first laid hands on books. Faced with overwhelming heartache that our own world wasn’t so full of magic and adventure, Selina did the only thing she could. She began creating her own worlds of magic by painting and writing.

Then one day, the other children told her that books weren’t cool. Selina turned away from books and writing and submerged herself in her visual art. She became a successful fantasy illustrator, supporting herself with sales of her art that now have a worldwide following. Australian readers will recognize Selina’s fairy and fantasy artwork from bookmarks available in most major Australian bookstores. But the desire to tell stories remained. Because books are cool. Don’t let anyone ever tell you otherwise.

Born in 1981 to Australian and Maltese parents, Selina lives in Australia with her husband, an unnamed cat, and her cute monster baby who’s far too clever. During her life Selina has found ancient Roman treasure, survived cancer, had knights joust at her wedding, been mugged for doughnuts, made a living as a visual artist, and shared her imaginary worlds in paintings and now in her novels.

View Selina’s main official website, with loads of info about Selina, her life and her artworks at: www.selinafenech.com

Meet and chat with Selina at-

Selina’s Author pages-
At Smashwords- http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/selinafenech
At Amazon- http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00553MQPE
At Goodreads-  http://www.goodreads.com/selinafenech

Or just email Selina directly at selina@selinafenech.com

Shop online for Selina’s artwork at her online store. Fairies and Fantasy is a company run from Selina’s own art studio, and sells her own artwork and that of other popular fairy and fantasy artists-


Selina Fenech also has art galleries and accounts at-
ElfwoodEpilogueDeviant Art – Fantastic PortfoliosArt Wanted



  1. Pixie
    14 May 11, 9:40pm

    I did notice a link on your official website for a radio interview and as soon as I have sound, I’ll investigate that, but until then, I was wondering how you pronounce your last name. I have a terrible feeling I’ve been saying it wrong for years and really want to be able to share my love of all things Selina with others without getting such an important detail wrong.

  2. Pixie
    14 May 11, 10:00pm

    I knew I was saying it wrong. I’m so sorry! I’m glad to know how to say it properly now. I promise to spread this knowledge far and wide. If it makes you feel better, my name is tricksy, too. My father spelled a common, ordinary name wrong on the birth certificate and since then, the world has tried to spell it the usual way even though it’s not spelled that way. Even my grandmother has always gotten it wrong. At least it is easy to pronounce though. :) And the Fennec Fox is seriously cute!

  3. Pixie
    14 May 11, 10:31pm

    I’m constantly sighing to myself when I look through your galleries and portfolios. I need more money so I can have a complete Selina collection. So lovely!

  4. Carla
    15 May 11, 5:15pm

    Wow I never thought I was mispronouncing your name! I’m glad to know. I’ve never been good with pronouncing anything right tho. haha My instincts with pronunciation are pretty bad & embarrassing. XD People usually mispronounce my last name too tho so I understand. Hehe that is a cute fox!

  5. 31 May 11, 6:24am

    This is written so beautifully Selina!
    I especially love how you describe why you were drawn into writing, because I can really relate to that feeling of needing to escape the mundane world to places full of magic and adventure.

    Just one question, what does this bit mean?
    ‘Because they are, by the way.’
    I reread it several times and I don’t really understand that part. Hope you don’t mind me asking! :)

    • Selina
      31 May 11, 10:10am

      Oops, I changed the wording of that bit so it makes more sense now. I had something else going on in my head at the time :)

  6. katerina
    02 June 11, 9:21pm

    beautiful bio selina!

  7. Tammy
    04 July 11, 3:43pm

    yay love the Fennec Fox too lol even got the nick name red fox from my hubby (me being British and having red hair lol) like everyone here i cant wait to read more and see how the story unfolds i just love that you’re writing too as i’ve always loved your art :)

  8. Tammy
    04 July 11, 4:13pm

    i agree with pixie so cant wait to have my first little one planning on doing the nursery in a Wendy Darling Nursery From Peter Pan style but with your framed work ♥…now how to tell the husband lol

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