Eileen Mueller


Eileen Mueller is a multi-award-winning author of heart-pounding fantasy novels that will keep you turning the page.
Dive into her worlds, full of magic, love, adventure and dragons! Eileen lives in New Zealand, in a cave, with four dragonets and a shape shifter, writing for young adults, children and everyone who loves adventure.
Visit her website at for Eileen’s FREE books, new releases or to become a Rider of Fire!



2019 Storylines NZ Notable Book Awards for Excellence in Young Adult fiction – Ezaara – Riders of Fire 1

2019 Storylines NZ Notable Book Awards for Excellence in Young Adult fiction –Dragon Hero – Riders of Fire 2
2017 Finalist in Romance Writers NZ Chapter Short Story Contest
2016 Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best New Talent
2015 Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Youth Novel – Dragons’ Realm
2013 Co-winner NorthWrite Collaboration contest – co-authored short literary work, Ahi Ka, with A.J. Ponder
2013 Winner SpecFicNZ Going Global

In 2013, Eileen was awarded a New Zealander of the Year Local Hero Award for her community work, including park and school beautification projects, quilting for the Wellington Neonatal Unit, grocery drives for Women’s Refuge, and collecting 45,000 English books for school children in the outlying islands of Fiji.

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Primary medium



YA fantasy, science fiction, horror, children's fiction, non-fiction, short stories, epic fantasy, dragons


Other interesting skills and knowledge

Marketing, events management, public relations, singing, press releases, and having a truckload of fun.

Publisher at Phantom Feather Press.


Wellington, New Zealand

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