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Patrick Lindsay

2019-12-02T10:45:17+11:00

Patrick Lindsay is one of Australia’s leading broadcasters and non-fiction authors. He spent more than 25 years as a journalist and TV presenter before he began writing full-time in 2001. Since then he has written 19 best-selling books, including his inspirational series: It’s Never Too Late, Now Is The Time and Be Your [...]

Nicki Greenberg

2019-11-27T10:59:45+11:00

Nicki Greenberg is a writer and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. Her first books, The Digits series, were published when she was fifteen years old. She later spent ten years disguised as a lawyer, while maintaining a not-so-secret Other Life as a comics artist and children’s book author. In 2008 Nicki’s innovative graphic [...]

Anne Barneston

2019-11-25T15:01:37+11:00

Anne is an illustrator and bookseller based in Perth, Western Australia. Her first retail job was Collins Booksellers Cottesloe, where she worked up until 2018. Other bookshops past and present include Planet Books, New Edition Bookshop and Rabble Books & Games. Titles by Anne Barnetson

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 [...]

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