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Mark Cloutier

2019-08-07T11:03:45+10:00

Over four decades, Mark Cloutier has fished across the world, from the Snowy Mountains, to the Spanish Pyrenees, to Yellowstone National Park – the wilder and more remote, the better. His writing has been published in Drake, Freshwater Fishing, Modern Fishing, Fishing World, and he is a feature writer for the highly acclaimed magazine [...]

Callum Denness

2019-08-07T10:07:14+10:00

Callum Denness is a journalist and TV producer. He began his career working in the parliamentary press gallery for Fairfax media and has produced television for The Project and the ABC’s 7.30 program. A Perth native, he grew up swimming in the ocean and has had a long fascination with sharks. [...]

Paul Byrnes

2019-08-06T15:46:16+10:00

Paul Byrnes joined The Sydney Morning Herald in 1976, reporting from various corners of the world for a decade, before specialising as a feature writer and film critic. He was director of the Sydney Film Festival for ten years, until 1998. In 2007, he won the Pascall Prize, Australia’s highest award for critical [...]

Dan Liebke

2019-08-06T15:32:49+10:00

Dan Liebke is a comedy writer and former Nathan Hauritz impersonator. He was a regular contributor for MAD Magazine in Australia for two decades before coming to his senses and turning his comic focus to cricket. In addition to a social media presence on Twitter (@liebcricket), Dan has also contributed articles making fun [...]

Meg Mundell

2019-08-06T15:30:30+10:00

Photo: Joanne Manariti Meg Mundell is a Melbourne-based novelist, journalist and academic. She is the editor of the forthcoming anthology We Are Here: Stories of Home, Place and Belonging (Affirm Press, October 2019), a collection of true stories by people who have experienced homelessness, and her second novel, The Trespassers (UQP), [...]

Vikki Conley

2019-08-20T13:56:47+10:00

Vikki has worked as a professional writer with diverse communities in Africa, Asia and Australia for over 20 years. She is an intrepid traveller, nature lover and creative all-rounder. Vikki writes and shares stories that celebrate the spirit of wonder, freedom and adventure that she wishes every child could enjoy. She is one [...]

Sharon Gosling

2019-07-16T12:10:18+10:00

Sharon Gosling writes books and articles about television and film, and has written, produced and directed audio dramas. Her debut book for middle-grade readers, The Diamond Thief, won the Redbridge Children’s Book Award in 2014. Her YA novel FIR was shortlisted for the Lancashire Book of the Year 2017. Sharon and her husband live [...]

Fiona Hardy

2019-07-01T16:07:36+10:00

Fiona Hardy is a kids-book writer, crime-book reviewer, and all-books bookseller. From the wide-eyed work experience days at her local bookshop, she has stayed in the industry for nearly twenty years, and now works as one of the managers at Readings. Since a much-praised four-sentence retelling of Alice in Wonderland in grade one [...]

Laura Waters

2019-07-01T16:15:26+10:00

Laura Waters is a Melbourne-based freelance travel writer, speaker, author and nature nomad. After a decade on the corporate grind, she undertook this adventure, which ultimately changed her life. Laura hiked the length of New Zealand, a 3000-km journey. She left behind the nine-to-five and the comforts of modern life, instead seeking further [...]

Dave Glasheen

2019-06-04T12:45:02+10:00

Dave Glasheen is the former chairman of a publicly listed company, who has lived alone on the deserted Restoration Island off the coast of Far North Queensland since 1997. His incredible life has been the subject of several international television documentaries. This is his first book. Titles by Dave Glasheen [...]

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