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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 President of Editors WA and sits on the Board of the Small Press Network. Jess holds a Masters…

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Kerry is an award-winning poet and writer based in Perth. Her work explores the reality of women's lives—the parts that are often whitewashed in mainstream media. As a widow and solo parent, Kerry has a particular interest in writing about grief, and what comes after the shock of loss. She is in her final year…

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Helen Hagemann writes poetry and fiction. Her work is published in Australian literary journals, including Southerly, Westerly, Overland, Cordite & Island Magazine. Her poetry is published online, internationally in a Chinese publication, and in the Adelaide Literary Magazine, USA. She has 2 novels published by Adelaide Books, New York USA in 2020 & 2021.

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