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Rebecca Laffar-Smith is 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 children,…

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Guy Salvidge’s intermittently award-winning fiction has squirrelled its way into such publications as The Great Unknown, Westerly: New Creative, Award Winning Australian Writing and Stories of Perth. He is a Literary Committee member of the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers' Centre and has delivered writing workshops at the Out of the Asylum Writers' Group, Fellowship of…

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HM Waugh is an author, environmental scientist and educator with experience presenting to school (K-12) and community groups on topics ranging from conservation to dinosaurs. Her middle grade novel 'The Lost Stone of SkyCity' is out now with Fremantle Press, and she has science non-fiction published in CSIRO's 'Double Helix' magazine and Kings Park's 'For…

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Suzanne wrote her first play at the tender age of nine, as entertainment for her classmates during their sewing lessons... Since those less-than-illustrious beginnings she has practiced and honed her writing for performance techniques; become a published and performed playwright (see https://australianplays.org/playwright/ASC-3369); won numerous grants and accolades for her plays; and passed on her skills…

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Lacey Filipich

Lacey Filipich is a non-fiction author. Her book 'Money School: Become Financially Independent and Reclaim Your Life' launches with Penguin Random House on 18 February 2020. Lacey graduated as valedictorian from the University of Queensland with an Honours degree in Chemical Engineering. She is a TEDx speaker and the winner of a 2019 Business News…

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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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Natalie D-Napoleon is a writer, singer-songwriter and educator from Fremantle, Australia who is now completing a PhD in Creative Writing. She spent the last decade in the United States where she worked as a Coordinator at a City College Writing Centre. Her poetry and creative nonfiction has appeared in Meanjin, Southerly, Griffith Review, Australian Poetry…

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