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 [...]

Vivienne To

2018-11-28T10:33:20+00:00

Vivienne To is an illustrator and concept artist for film and publishing. She loves drawing interesting characters, creatures and imaginary worlds. She has created art and designs for several animated feature films and books. When she isn’t drawing, she can be found knitting on the couch or reading in the children’s section of [...]

Sasha Beekman

2018-11-28T10:19:10+00:00

Sasha Beekman is a Thai-born writer who grew up in Darwin, NT. As a kid, she’d probably spent one too many clear dry season nights watching the moon from under the mango tree in her backyard, and so her fascination with the moon began. She won two Young Territory Author awards while she [...]

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

2018-11-28T10:45:17+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 [...]

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