About

Jack Henseleit 1JACK HENSELEIT was born on a winter evening in 1991, just after the stroke of midnight. When the weather is dark and stormy, he writes fairy tales – real fairy tales, where witches and goblins play tricks on unwary girls and boys. Not all of the tales have happy endings.

Jack’s middle-grade horror series THE WITCHING HOURS was first published in Australia in 2017. The first book in the series (THE VAMPIRE KNIFE) was shortlisted for the Ampersand Prize, and has since been translated into 13 languages.

Jack lives in Ballarat with his cat, Teddy, who is also his number one writing assistant. Both of them are currently hard at work on the sixth and final book in THE WITCHING HOURS series.


Interview #1: Little Book of Horrors: Jack Henseleit on The Vampire Knife (Books+Publishing, 2017)

Interview #2: Author Interview with Jack Henseleit (A New Look on Books, 2018)

Interview #3: Episode 15: Interview with Jack Henseleit (Middle Grade Mavens, 2019)