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Alison Lester

2019-05-24T15:40:51+10:00

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 [...]

Christian White

2019-10-31T11:58:25+11:00

Christian White is an Australian author and screenwriter whose projects include feature film Relic. The Nowhere Child is his first book and one of Australia’s bestselling debut novels ever. An early draft of this novel won the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript. Since publication The Nowhere Child has been shortlisted for major awards including [...]

Sonia Orchard

2019-04-18T10:37:36+10:00

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 Website Sonia Orchard's Facebook [...]

Melissa Ashley

2019-10-28T14:54:28+11:00

Photo: David Merrylees Melissa Ashley is a writer, poet, birder and academic who tutors in poetry and creative writing at the University of Queensland. She has published a collection of poems, The Hospital for Dolls, short stories, essays and articles. What started out as research for a PhD dissertation on Elizabeth Gould [...]