Mic Looby

2018-10-08T15:24:08+00:00

Mic Looby is a writer, editor and illustrator. He is the author of the novel Paradise Updated (Affirm Press), a co-creator of six children’s books, and a scriptwriter for television including the ABC’s award-winning natural history documentary The Great Australian Fly. A former columnist for The Big Issue magazine, Mic was also a [...]

Leo Kennedy

2018-10-08T15:29:12+00:00

Leo Kennedy is the great grandson of Sergeant Michael Kennedy and was raised in the shadow of his great grandfather’s murder. Leo is a member of the Blue Ribbon Foundation, which supports police families and honours the memory of police killed in the line of duty. He lives with his family in Melbourne, [...]

Peter Baldwin

2018-10-08T16:55:27+00:00

Peter Baldwin has been drawing cartoons for as long as he can remember. He has published a diverse range of works including posters, comic strips, character design, pamphlets, logos and educational resources. He is the illustrator of the Maxi the Lifeguard series. Titles by Peter Baldwin [...]

David Lawrence

2018-10-08T16:55:11+00:00

David Lawrence left a serious corporate job for a not so serious career in comedy. He has performed at five Melbourne International Comedy Festivals, written for numerous TV shows including Hamish & Andy, Comedy Inc., and Talkin’ About Your Generation, and accidentally became a children’s author in 2008. His books include Anna Flowers, the [...]

Trent Maxwell

2018-10-08T16:41:31+00:00

Trent Maxwell is better known as Lifeguard Maxi from Bondi Rescue, the youngest ever professional lifeguard to patrol Australia’s world famous Bondi Beach. Not only beloved by Aussies, Bondi Rescue is broadcast in close to 100 countries – including via Netflix US – and as one of Bondi Rescue’s most popular characters Maxi [...]

Heather McNeice

2018-07-31T11:25:38+00:00

Heather McNeice was born in Northern Ireland and moved to Australia in 2006. She is a practising lawyer based in Noosa and is married with three children. Heather has long been captivated by Bhutan. On her first trip there in 2010, she was inspired to support a girls’ education program established by Bhutanese [...]

Kim Brooks

2018-07-31T11:28:00+00:00

Kim Brooks is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was a Teaching-Writing Fellow. Her fiction has appeared in Glimmer Train, One Story, The Missouri Review, and other journals, and her essays have appeared in Salon, Buzzfeed, and New York magazine. Kim Brooks lives in Chicago with her husband and their [...]

Christian White

2018-09-19T14:18:27+00:00

Christian White is an Australian author and screenwriter whose debut novel, The Nowhere Child, became an instant bestseller when it was published in 2018. An early draft of this novel won the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript, and rights were quickly sold into seventeen countries. He also co-wrote Relic, a psychological [...]

Allison Langton

2018-04-18T10:49:48+00:00

Allison is an illustrator, a collector of rare Russian Blue whiskers and a Tawny Frogmouth fancier. Her long-term goals include finishing things she starts, starting things at the beginning, and getting to the bottom of Merv Lamington’s obsession with pastries. A perfect day would include tiramisu, peppermint-tea, and an endless supply of Palomino [...]

Harry Saddler

2018-05-10T08:30:37+00:00

Harry Saddler is the author of We Both Know: Ten Stories About Relationships (2005) and Small Moments (2007), a short novel about the aftermath of the Canberra bushfires of 2003, both published by Ginninderra Press. In 2014 he was joint-winner of the Melbourne Writers Festival/Blurb Inc 'Blog-to-Book Challenge' for his blog Noticing Animals, [...]

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