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…
Amber Moffat is an author, illustrator and poet from New Zealand, currently based in Western Australia. She writes for children, young adults and adults. Amber is an experienced teacher and fierce advocate for arts education. She believes that being able to share stories is the most magnificent thing about being human.
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…
Emily Paull is a writer and editor, with a background in English Literature and modern social history. She writes short fiction and historical fiction and is the author of "Well-Behaved Women" (Margaret River Press, 2019).
Rachael Johns writes feel-good fiction. She is the author of over twenty novels of romance and women's fiction. Rachael speaks, participates in panels and gives workshops regularly at libraries, bookshops and festivals and is also available for book club visits.
Author of the Cruise Control novels.
Susan Midalia is the author of three short story collections, all shortlisted for major literary awards, and two literary novels: The Art of Persuasion and Everyday Madness. Her fiction is focuses on the so-called 'domestic' - family, relationships and personal identity - and on the affect of politics in everyday life. Susan also works as…
I'm the author of six crime novels and three non-fiction books. I write essays, reviews, and articles, and speak regularly at festivals, schools, libraries and book clubs.
Suzanne Moore is an ex-veterinarian fiction writer. Her first novel 'The Place Between' explores the mother-daughter relationship in the context of history, time and identity.
Helen Hagemann writes poetry and fiction. Her work is published in Australian literary journals, including Southerly, Westerly, Overland, Cordite & Island Magazine. Her poetry is published online, internationally in a Chinese publication, and in the Adelaide Literary Magazine, USA.