Zacharey Jane has been a painter, singer, hansom cab driver, waitress, airbrush artist, babysitter, production manager, graphic artist, bar attendant, body-double, horse rider, prop maker, producer, advertising executive, nanny, scenic artist, teacher, travel consultant, stylist, barista, swimming pool attendant, set dresser, prop master, location scout, window cleaner, housemaid, illustrator, go-go dancer, tour manager and world traveller. Now she is a writer, illustrator and teacher, and lives with her family by the sea.
Zacharey’s first novel The Lifeboat was published in 2008 by UQP. It was shortlisted for the Barbara Jefferis Award in 2009 and is published in three languages. In 2011 UQP published Zacharey’s children’s picture book Tobias Blow, which was on the NSW Premier’s Reading List. She has been Tour Manager for the Byron Writers Festival Road Trip since its inception in 2014.