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Georgie Dent

2019-03-29T10:55:01+10:00

Georgina is a journalist, an editor, and a passionate advocate for gender equality. The former lawyer is a regular media commentator, public speaker, MC and is the contributing editor of Women’s Agenda. Titles by Georgie Dent

Belinda Luscombe

2019-03-29T10:15:51+10:00

Belinda Luscombe has worked at Time magazine for twenty years. She has written widely about relationships, marriage, culture, parenting, and the evolving role of women in the twenty-first century. She has also written for Vogue, The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, Arena and many international publications. Born in Sydney, Australia, she now lives [...]

Mitch Frost

2019-03-05T15:35:02+10:00

Mitch Frost was born in the city, grew up in the country and couldn’t work out which was better, so he moved to Canberra. Mitch has always been interested in writing and telling stories that empower children to embrace their inner resilience and strength. He is also a bit surprised he’s bald given [...]

Daron Parton

2019-03-05T15:36:28+10:00

Daron Parton was born in the UK, got married to a Kiwi and moved to New Zealand in 1995. He studied at Central St Martins in London and graduated with a BA hons. He has been working as an illustrator since 1990 with a few other jobs slotted in. He has worked for [...]

Renée Treml

2019-04-03T12:20:38+10:00

American-born Renée Treml moved to Australia in 2007, where she was immediately captivated by the unique wildlife in this country. Throughout her teens, she was an avid horseback rider (nothing near as daring as May) and spent inordinate amounts of time at ‘the ranch’ riding, grooming and enjoying the company of horses. These [...]

Simi Genziuk

2019-04-03T12:20:24+10:00

Originally from Melbourne, Simi is now a Northern Rivers NSW based author and circus performer. Simi has always been drawn to adventure, and it was during her many travels that she discovered the flying trapeze. This ignited a love of all things circus, and she spent the next twenty years performing as a [...]

Cheryl Orsini

2019-03-05T13:39:16+10:00

Cheryl Orsini taught herself to draw as a little girl. She grew a little taller, studied Visual Communications at UTS and finally, when she could grow no more, she started illustrating children’s books, magazines and decorating a great many peg dolls! Her books include Lucy’s Book, Caravan, The Fairy Dancers and Pom Pom, [...]

Maggie Hutchings

2019-03-05T13:40:07+10:00

Maggie is a counsellor, family-dispute mediator, writer and artist who spends her weekends covered in paint and scribbling lists that are never completed. She is a famously mad aunt, nanna and mother who talks to herself out loud and falls over a lot in the garden. Maggie writes stories with heart and soul [...]

M.R. O’Connor

2019-03-05T12:08:19+10:00

M.R. O’Connor’s reporting has appeared in Foreign Policy, Slate, The Atlantic, Salon, and The New Yorker. She has received support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, The Nation Institute’s Investigative Fund, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. A graduate of Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, she lives in Brooklyn, New York. She [...]

Sarah Firth

2019-02-11T16:09:18+10:00

Sarah Firth is a comic artist, writer, graphic recorder and animator based in Melbourne. Recently she received a Frankie Magazine Good Stuff Award, was a finalist in the Incinerator Social Change Art Award, and her graphic essay on complexity was listed in The Conversation’s ten best literary comics in Australia. She has a [...]

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