Deb is the author of six novels for children, young adults and adults. Her books are taught in the school curriculum and have been optioned for film, and published internationally. She is a highly energetic, enthusiastic teacher of creative writing and loves meeting writers of all ages to motivate and inspire them. She is also…
Teena Raffa-Mulligan is a reader, writer and daydream believer with a life-long love of storytelling in all its forms. She writes for children and adults and her publications range from poetry and short stories to picture books, novels and short romances. Her writing life has also included a long career in journalism. Teena is an…
Aśka is an energetic children’s illustrator, storyteller and a science communicator who is interested in the power of visual literacy. She has illustrated nine published books and is a regular contributor to The School Magazine.
A. R. Levett B.A., B.Cmm.(Hons) is an award-winning, emerging WA author. For a decade he has studied the craft of creative writing and helped budding writers hone their skills and turn their ideas into engaging stories with his Story Mentoring services. He has taught at Edith Cowan University, presented workshops for the WA writing community,…
Claire Boston writes romance, suspense and fantasy. She enjoys exploring real life issues on her way to the happily-ever-after. Her stories are about love, adventure and escape. Her series include Blackbridge First Response and The Emperor's Conspiracy.
Nadia L King is an Australian author of Indian and Irish descent. She is a children's author and award-winning short story writer who believes passionately in the power of stories to make the world a better place. Nadia is is a warm and engaging presenter, and currently undertaking a PhD in English and Creative Writing.
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.
Laurie Steed is an author, editor, short story writer, mentor, creative writing teacher, and manuscript assessor. He is the editor of Shibboleth and other stories, published in 2016, and his debut novel, You Belong Here, was published in 2018 and was shortlisted for the 2018 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards.
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.
Meg McKinlay is a children's writer and poet who has published seventeen books for young people and a collection of poetry for adults