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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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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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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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Glennys Marsdon B. Psych is a multi-award winning author, freelance writer, columnist, reviewer, publisher plus brand/marketing/consumer psychology consultant. Her first short story won the Stirling Literary Awards 2008. Her first book "50 Ways To Grieve Your Lover" was used in international disasters and saw her profiled by US guru Seth Godin, as a someone making…

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Shey Marque is a poet and former scientist, and currently coordinates the Hospital Poets Program on behalf of the KSPF Inc. She was the inaugural winner of the QLD Poetry Festival Emerging Poet Award in 2018. Her first full-length poetry collection, Keeper of the Ritual (UWAP 2019), was shortlisted for the Noel Rowe Poetry Award…

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View the profile of Elaine Forrestal

Elaine Forrestal

Elaine Forrestal is a writer, reviewer, blogger, mentor and public speaker. She has novels, picture books, short story anthologies, historical fiction and magazine articles, and one poem, published around the world in English, Italian and Slovenian. She is also an experienced judge of writing competitions. Elaine lives in Scarborough, Western Australia, and walks on the…

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Amanda Curtin is the author of two novels (ELEMENTAL, UWA Publishing, 2013; Scribe, UK, 2016); THE SINKINGS, UWA Publishing, 2008), a collection of short stories (INHERITED, UWA Publishing, 2011), and most recently a work of creative non-fiction (KATHLEEN O’CONNOR OF PARIS, Fremantle Press, 2018). She has also worked in publishing for more than 30 years…

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