Felicita Sala


Felicita is a self taught illustrator. She was born in Rome but grew up in Perth, where she graduated in Philosophy from the University of Western Australia. One of her books was selected among the best 10 illustrated books by the New York Times in 2018. She has worked on papercut animations for [...]

Harry Saddler


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, [...]

Philippa Sandall


Philippa Sandall is co-creator of seafurrers.com as well as editor of the University of Sydney Human Nutrition Unit’s GI News newsletter, which has more than 120,000 subscribers worldwide. She is also co-author, with Jennie Brand-Miller, of several books in the New York Times bestselling New Glucose Revolution series. A longtime book editor, she now [...]

Sophie Smith


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, [...]

Kevin Sheedy


Kevin Sheedy is one of the biggest figures in Australia’s biggest sport, and has played and coached more games than anyone else in the history of Australian Rules. Over his more than 50 years in the game, he won three premierships as a player, four as a coach, and is an official Legend in [...]

Charlotte Smith


Charlotte Smith is the owner of The Darnell Collection and the author of One Enchanted Evening, Dreaming of Dior and Dreaming of Chanel. Inheriting a vintage fashion collection of more than 3000 treasures from her Quaker godmother Doris Darnell in 2004 changed her life. It is now her career. Her collection has grown [...]

Briony Stewart


Briony Stewart is an award-winning writer and illustrator from Western Australia. She has a double degree in Fine Art and Creative Writing and is passionate about all forms of art for kids and the young at heart. When she’s not writing or drawing, Briony can be found programming events, projects and art activities [...]

Sharon Pywell


Sharon Pywell’s previous works include What Happened to Henry and Everything After, novels that attracted critical praise from publications as diverse as Kirkus Reviews and People Magazine (published as Who in Australia), and comparisons with the works of writers like Jane Smiley.Pywell opened her first romance novel one night when snowed into an Alaskan [...]

Rebecca Shaw


Rebecca Shaw (aka Brocklesnitch) is a writer, co-host of Bring A Plate podcast and creator of the parody Twitter account @NoToFeminism. She is a contributing editor for the Kill Your Darlings journal, one of the team at The Backburner and SBS Comedy, and has written for Junkee, Daily Life and The Guardian. She is also [...]

Tony Atkinson with Lynn Smailes


Tony Atkinson was born in London in 1929. He worked as a casual footman for the Royal family and as a waiter in London while he was training to be a doctor at Guy’s Hospital. Tony and his wife, Terry, brought their young family to Australia in 1962, and they settled in the northern [...]

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