Dianne is an award-winning author of nineteen books for children and YA. Her work has been adapted for stage, street theatre and is optioned for film. Dianne loves visiting readers in communities across Australia and beyond.
Nadia L King is a children's author and short story writer. Her books for children include "The Lost Smile", "Claire Malone Changes the World" and "Jenna's Truth" (YA novella). Nadia's short stories for adults have been published in Australia and internationally. She is passionate about books and writing, and is currently undertaking a PhD in…
After failing high school twice, Josh Langley went onto become an award-winning radio copywriter and award-winning children’s author. His quirky and inspirational books have inspired thousands of people around the world.
Cristy Burne is a speaker, science writer and author of children’s fiction and non-fiction. She’s also worked as a science editor in Switzerland, a patent editor in Japan, a science educator in South Africa, and a science circus performer in Australia.
Charmaine Cave is an award-winning book designer and a published author and illustrator. She is the founder and Creative Director of Cave Design, which specialises in bespoke book design, and the co-author of the book ‘Swanning Around Perth: An exploration of the Black Swan in our city’ with Alex George AM.
Laurie Steed is the author of You Belong Here, the editor of Shibboleth and other stories, and a short story writer, mentor, creative writing teacher, and manuscript assessor.
Dr Ken Spillman studied literature, media and history at Griffith and Murdoch universities and is now a prolific author, editor and critic. He has written around 80 books, tackling both fiction and non-fiction, and has won or been shortlisted for numerous prizes.
Melinda Tognini is the author of Many Hearts, One Voice: the story of the War Widows' Guild in Western Australia.
Meg McKinlay is a children's writer and poet who has published seventeen books for young people and a collection of poetry for adults