Christian White

2018-02-16T10:47:08+00:00

Christian White is an Australian author and screenwriter. He co-created the television series Carnivores, currently in development with Matchbox Pictures and Heyday TV. Christian has also co-written Relic, a psychological horror feature film to be produced by Carver Films (The Snowtown Murders, Partisan) and supported through Screen Australia. He has written several short [...]

Deborah FitzGerald

2018-02-12T09:23:27+00:00

Deborah FitzGerald is a senior journalist, editor and writer who has worked across all media platforms including print, radio, television and digital. She has worked for major media organisations including the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Channel Nine and News Corp. She is currently editor of a news website, centralnews.com.au, based at the University of [...]

Sophie Smith

2018-02-07T12:11:52+00:00

Photo: Grant Brooks Sophie Smith continues to manage and run for the charity she started with her partner Ash – to date the charity has raised $2.5 million, directly benefitting approximately 4000 babies, and has had over 1500 runners. In 2017 the Running for Premature Babies Foundation began a new chapter, [...]

Gemma Troy

2018-01-30T16:58:50+00:00

Gemma Troy is an Australian poet who lives in the woods of the Sunshine Coast in northern Queensland. She spends her time photographing, making, collecting and writing but feels like verse is the natural habitat of her creativity. She loves and is inspired by life’s simplest pleasures and would love to be described [...]

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 [...]

Dr Elise Bialylew

2018-01-26T10:12:05+00:00

Dr Elise Bialylew is an Australian doctor trained in psychiatry and mindfulness. She is a speaker and founder of Mindful in May, the world’s largest online mindfulness fundraising campaign for global poverty. Dr Elise Bialylew's Website Mindful in May Website Titles by Dr Elise Bialylew [...]

Makoto Koji

2017-12-23T22:23:18+00:00

Makoto Koji is a Japanese illustrator and animator, born in Hiroshima in the Year of the Rabbit and raised in the wilderness of rural Queensland. Her work draws from a unique upbringing of both Eastern and Western sensibilities and she finds inspiration in fairytales, animals and all things sweet. Makoto has a Bachelor of [...]

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. [...]

Jane Godwin

2018-01-30T12:05:49+00:00

Jane Godwin is an Australian children’s book publisher, and also the highly acclaimed author of over twenty books for young people, across all styles and ages. Her work is published internationally and she has received many commendations, including the Queensland Premier’s Award, the Aurealis Award and the Animal Welfare Award, and shortlistings in [...]

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 [...]

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