Alison Lester

2018-01-30T12:07:18+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 [...]

Merv Lamington

2017-12-23T22:13:25+00:00

Merv Lamington is an Australian author, although you wouldn’t know it from his name. He was born in Nuriootpa in the Year of the Cake and raised to respect the sausage roll. His work is inspired by a lifetime of bad Easter experiences, terrible Christmas letdowns and general birthday disappointments. [...]

Hung Le

2018-02-02T16:37:32+00:00

Hung Le is a violinist turned comedian who first made his mark in 1987 as the winner of Hey Hey It’s Saturday’s Red Faces (Australia’s top rating national variety show). Since then he has appeared at numerous comedy festivals and venues both here and overseas. The Vietnamese-born performer, now based in Melbourne, has [...]

Cassie Lane

2017-08-14T12:06:31+00:00

Cassie Lane is a writer and former model who has worked extensively around the world since being scouted in Italy at the age of sixteen. Returning to Melbourne after living in LA for nearly three years, she quit modelling and began studying psychology and communications. She has since gone on to complete a [...]

Dennis Lillee

2017-06-27T23:12:06+00:00

Few sportsmen have been as loved by crowds or feared by opponents as the legendary fast bowler Dennis Lillee. Renowned for his showmanship, skill and never-say-die attitude, Lillee was the poster boy for the most colourful era of Australian cricket. Titles by Dennis Lillee

Elizabeth Letts

2017-02-08T13:46:16+00:00

Elizabeth Letts is the New York Times bestselling author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion; two novels, Quality of Care and Family Planning; and one children’s book, The Butter Man. An equestrian from childhood, Letts represented California in the North American Junior Championships as a teen. She currently lives in Southern California. Website Twitter [...]

Sunny Leunig

2017-02-08T13:46:26+00:00

On a bad day: Sunny was born to two disappointed parents, was an average student, always finished fourth in high school sports, and currently lives alone in Melbourne. On a good day: Sunny is a successful musician, film director, composer and TV presenter and also the son of Michael Leunig, one of Australia’s most [...]

Mic Looby

2017-02-08T13:47:05+00:00

Mic Looby was born in Windsor, NSW, in 1969. He studied journalism in Melbourne and spent several years as a Hong Kong-based illustrator and travel writer. A former Lonely Planet editor and co-author of guidebooks to South-East Asia and Australia, he was a regular columnist for The Big Issue magazine and has illustrated [...]

Ali Lemer

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

Born and raised in New York City, writer and editor Ali Lemer arrived in Melbourne in 2005 with just two large suitcases. After finishing a post-grad degree in editing at the University of Melbourne, she went on to work as an editor and writer for Melbourne-based travel guide publisher Lonely Planet for five years. [...]

Ariel Lawhon

2017-02-08T13:47:13+00:00

Ariel Lawhon is the author of The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress and cofounder of the popular website SheReads.org. She lives in the rolling hills outside Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband, four sons, and black Lab—who is, thankfully, a girl. Titles by Ariel Lawhon