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Amanda Curtin is the author of two novels (ELEMENTAL, UWA Publishing, 2013; Scribe, UK, 2016); THE SINKINGS, UWA Publishing, 2008), a collection of short stories (INHERITED, UWA Publishing, 2011), and most recently a work of creative non-fiction (KATHLEEN O’CONNOR OF PARIS, Fremantle Press, 2018). She has also worked in publishing for more than 30 years…

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Deb is the author of six novels for children, young adults and adults. Her books are taught in the school curriculum and have been optioned for film, and published internationally. She is a highly energetic, enthusiastic teacher of creative writing and loves meeting writers of all ages to motivate and inspire them. She is also…

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Jess Gately is a writer, editor and photographer specialising in science fiction and fantasy literature and author headshots. She loves storytelling in all its formats—written, verbal and visual—and loves helping others tell their stories. She is the Director of Business Development at Underground Writers, the Publishing Coordinator at Night Parrot Press, and the President of…

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Born and bred in Perth, Western Australia, one of my earliest memories was of visiting a bookshop on windy St Georges Terrace, lined with timber bookcases all the way to the ceiling and a spiral staircase leading up to a balcony spanning its circumference. Another memory is sneaking out of the kid's section in the…

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Rebecca Laffar-Smith is a Y.A. science fiction and fantasy author who helps readers escape reality and experience possibility. She also writes children's books under the name Bec J. Smith. She is a strong advocate for early childhood literacy and support for children with language and literacy difficulties such as dyslexia. Rebecca loves presenting workshops for…

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A. R. Levett B.A., B.Cmm.(Hons) is an award-winning, emerging WA author. For a decade he has studied the craft of creative writing and helped budding writers hone their skills and turn their ideas into engaging stories with his Story Mentoring services. He has taught at Edith Cowan University, presented workshops for the WA writing community,…

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Mohammed Massoud Morsi is an Egyptian-Danish-Australian photographer, journalist and writer. His work has been published in all three of his traditional languages. Morsi has a talent for reaching to the heart of existence in a complex world and looks to important questions, finding that which is quintessentially human within much broader struggles. His work is…

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