Alison Lester

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2017-08-09T16:11:49+00:00

Alison grew up on a farm overlooking the sea and first rode a horse as a baby in her father’s arms. She still lives in the country and still rides her horse whenever she can. Her picture books mix imaginary worlds with everyday life, encouraging children to believe in themselves and celebrate the [...]

Adrian Beck

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2017-08-09T16:20:47+00:00

Adrian Beck is a part-time author, part-time TV producer and full-time doting dad of two girls. He once played an alien on TV, which was much more successful than the time he played a gangster or a postman. Possibly because he wore an alien mask and it did most of the acting for him. [...]

Sheridan Jobbins

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2017-08-18T17:01:23+00:00

Born in Melbourne, Sheridan Jobbins is a third generation Australian film maker. She kickstarted her career as one of the original celebrity chefs on Cooking with Sheri, earning a Guinness World Record as the youngest host of her own show at the age of nine. She was presenter on numerous TV programs, including Simon [...]

Tony Martin

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2017-08-21T12:44:21+00:00

New Zealand-born Tony Martin was a writer and performer on cult TV comedies The D-Generation and The Late Show, one half of radio’s Martin/Molloy, and the creator of Get This. He wrote and directed the movie Bad Eggs, and appeared in The Castle, Crackerjack, Kath & Kim and Thank God You’re Here. He [...]

Melissa Ashley

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2017-02-23T10:30:13+00:00

Photo: Vikki Lambert Melissa Ashley is a writer, poet, birder and academic who tutors in poetry and creative writing at the University of Queensland. She has published a collection of poems, The Hospital for Dolls, short stories, essays and articles. What started out as research for a PhD dissertation on Elizabeth Gould [...]

Paddy O’Reilly

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2017-02-08T13:47:12+00:00

Paddy O’Reilly is the author of three novels, two collections of award-winning short stories, and a novella. Her novels have been shortlisted for major awards, and her stories have been widely published, anthologised and broadcast in Australia and overseas. Titles by Paddy O'Reilly

Fiona Scott-Norman

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2017-02-08T13:47:12+00:00

Fiona Scott-Norman is a Melbourne-based comedian, writer and broadcaster. She writes for The Big Issue and is a regular on ABC Radio. Titles by Fiona Scott-Norman