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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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Katie Stewart is a children's author and illustrator who lives on a farm outside Northam. She is a keen nature lover and especially loves to illustrate animals. She has a business, Magic Owl Design, where she makes covers for self-published books, both illustrated and photo-manipulated. Her first traditionally published picture book, "What Colour is the…

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Donald Gordon

Donald has spent his career in international senior leadership and consulting roles. His recently-published book 'From Technocrat to Leader' focuses on the foundational importance to leaders of earning the trust of their people. It is a self-help manual for those new to leadership roles and charts his progress from a very technocratic engineering graduate to…

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Josephine Taylor is a writer and editor who was born on a farm in England and now lives on the coast north of Perth, Western Australia. After developing chronic gynaecological pain in 2000, she was forced to surrender her career as a psychotherapist. Years later, research and writing on the condition made its way into…

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View the profile of Pol Koutsakis

Pol Koutsakis

Pol is a novelist, playwright and screenwriter living in Perth. He has won twice the National Award for Playwriting in Greece (2005, 2007) and once the National Award for Young Adult Literature (2016). His crime novels Athenian Blues and Baby Blue featuring the ethical hitman Stratos Gazis are published in the UK, USA and Australia…

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View the profile of Chris Gurney

Chris Gurney

Chris is a photographer from Perth, Western Australia, whose work revolves around stories of people, places and subcultures. Chris is interested in the entire process of visual storytelling, from conceptualisation through production to publication.

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