Our Authors

Sarah Firth

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

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 [...]

Angela Wales

2019-02-04T17:17:10+00:00

Angela Wales grew up the oldest of five children in Walcha NSW. After the family’s move to Sydney she attended the University of Sydney, graduating in English and classics. She was executive director of the Australian Writers Guild for 10 years, after which she moved to the US and became Executive Director of [...]

Jess Racklyeft

2019-02-05T13:59:26+00:00

Jess Racklyeft is a children’s book lover, draw-er and reader based in Melbourne, who also creates work for card companies, picture books, original paintings, prints and all types of different client projects. Jess loves watercolours, but is getting more and more into combining digital work and tinker with oils, pencils and other bits [...]

Matthew Warren

2019-02-18T11:19:16+00:00

Matthew Warren is an economist and journalist. He has spent the past 15 years working for the electricity, downstream gas, renewable energy and coal industries. He was Chief Executive of the Australian Energy Council, the Energy Supply Association of Australia and the Clean Energy Council. He was also Environment Writer at The Australian newspaper and [...]

Susan Hurley | Author of Eight Lives

2019-01-29T11:53:43+00:00

Susan Hurley has worked in medical research and the pharmaceutical industry for more than thirty years. Her research has been published in high profile medical journals like the Lancet and her writing has appeared in Kill Your Darlings, The Australian, The Big Issue, Mascara Literary Review and literary journals, magazines and newspapers. She [...]

Richard Newsome

2018-12-07T14:04:37+00:00

Richard Newsome lives in Brisbane and has worked as a journalist for daily newspapers, radio and TV; as a consultant with one of the world’s foremost strategy consultancies; and as communications director of a multinational media company. Richard’s debut middle grade novel, The Billionaire’s Curse, won the inaugural Text Prize for Children’s and [...]

Sonia Orchard

2018-12-07T13:29:39+00:00

Sonia Orchard is the author of Something More Wonderful and The Virtuoso, which won the Indie Award for Best Debut Fiction of 2009. She has a PhD in Creative Writing and lives in the Macedon Ranges (Victoria) with her husband and three children. Sonia Orchard's Facebook Titles by Sonia [...]

Lee Kofman

2018-11-28T17:28:22+00:00

Dr Lee Kofman is a Russian-born, Israeli-Australian novelist, short story writer, essayist, memoirist and former academic based in Melbourne. She is the author of three fiction books (published in Israel in Hebrew) and the memoir The Dangerous Bride (Melbourne University Press 2014). Lee is also the co-editor of Rebellious Daughters (Ventura Press, 2016), [...]

Alice Williams

2018-11-28T14:12:12+00:00

Alice Williams is an author, freelance writer and yoga teacher. At nineteen years old she dropped out of university and lived in a Buddhist monastery in Nepal where she learned that even complete buttheads just want to be happy, so we should probably try and be nice to each other. Who knew? When [...]

Chris Karkanis

2018-11-28T12:06:43+00:00

Chris Karkanis is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelors in Commerce and a Masters in Finance. He launched Juku Tutoring in 2011. Created with the purpose of helping students and building a passion for study, Juku Tutoring now employs over one hundred enthusiastic and knowledgeable tutors who help students achieve their full potential [...]

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