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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 lives with her young adult children and their service animal pup. She also lives with chronic pain and mental illness. Those lived experiences drive her to write young adult sci-fi and fantasy novels that star diverse characters. As a presenter and coach, Rebecca loves to write and speak about the challenges of living…

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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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Susan Midalia is the author of three short story collections, all shortlisted for major literary awards, and two literary novels: The Art of Persuasion and Everyday Madness. Her fiction is focuses on the so-called 'domestic' - family, relationships and personal identity - and on the affect of politics in everyday life. Susan also works as…

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Catherine Noske is a writer and academic currently teaching Creative Writing at the University of Western Australia. Her short fiction and poetry has been published both in Australia and overseas, and her novel 'The Salt Madonna' has just been released with Picador (2020). She is also currently serving as the editor of Westerly Magazine (www.westerlymag.com.au).

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Dr. Sarah Rossetti has for many years written as a multi award winning screenwriter, with major produced credits in many genres. She is also an educator and script editor and an emerging artist (acrylics). In 2009, she attained her PhD at Murdoch University, and in 2024, Sarah's debut novel, "Nullarbor Pearl", was published by Interactive…

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Liam is a freelance editor and author based in Perth, Western Australia, with a love for all things genre fiction, specifically fantasy and science fiction with a dash of horror. He's a certified copy-editing and proofreading master, and has honed his skills in language editing and proofreading through years of experience. He's known for working…

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