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