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View the profile of Khaiah Thomson

Khaiah Thomson

Author Khaiah Thomson pens the Welcome to Blackwood (Young Adult, Paranormal Fiction) series. The first book in the series, titled Welcome to Blackwood, won the Hawkeye Publishing Manuscript Development Prize in 2020 and went on to become the publisher’s flagship YA presence in the marketplace.

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View the profile of Peter Purchase

Peter Purchase

Peter Purchase published his fictional historical novel "The Albatross Necklace" (2012) after researching the wreck of the Dutch ship Zuytdorp in 1712 on the cliffs north of Kalbarri. There were survivors, some of whom are believed to have integrated with the local Malgana and Nhanda First Nations people. Peter is now turning that research into…

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Originally from the UK, Mags Webster is currently based in Western Australia, living on Whadjuk Boodjar of the Noongar Nation. From 2011 to 2014 Mags lived, worked and studied in Hong Kong. Mags’ work (poetry, reviews, academic papers and essays) has appeared in various anthologies and journals in Australia, Asia and America. In 2011, her…

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View the profile of Tangea Tansley

Tangea Tansley

Tangea Tansley is an award-winning writer of three historical novels, three works of non-fiction and a collection of story and memoir. Born in Zimbabwe, she lived and worked around the world before settling in Perth over three decades ago. Her professional background lies in editing, publishing, journalism, public relations and university tutoring/lecturing in literature at…

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View the profile of Lisa Van Der Wielen

Lisa Van Der Wielen

Lisa Van Der Wielen is a primary school teacher and writer from Perth, Western Australia. Her passions for teaching and writing lead her to become a Children’s Author with her first picture book being published in 2017. Her books; Vegetarian Polony, Luna Lucy, Aqua Dog and The Life of Gus support the charities Perth Children’s…

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Jess Gately is a writer, editor and photographer specialising in science fiction and fantasy literature and author headshots. She loves storytelling in all its formats—written, verbal and visual—and loves helping others tell their stories. She is the Marketing Manager and an Editor at Underground Writers and holds a Masters in Professional Writing and Publishing from…

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View the profile of Richard Regan

Richard Regan

Richard Regan is the author of two novels set in the late 1930s, telling the story of a captain and the aging tramp steamer he commands. Richard enjoyed a 40-year career in the shipping industry, both afloat and ashore, and has amassed a wealth of experiences, characters and settings that inspire his writings. A third…

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