Will Kostakis is an award-winning author for young adults. As a high school student, Will won Sydney Morning Herald Young Writer of the Year for a collection of short stories. Will signed his first book deal in high school. Loathing Lola was released when he was just nineteen. His contemporary novels, The First Third and The Sidekicks, warmed (then broke) hearts the world over.
An advocate for young readers and writers, Will was awarded the 2020 Maurice Saxby Award by the School Library Association of New South Wales for service to children’s and young adult literature.
We Could Be Something is his latest novel. It’s a humorous yet heart-rending looks at family, fame and falling in love. He’s been at it fifteen years, but his mum insists it’s just a phase and any day now, he’ll pursue a real career.