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Laurie Steed is an author, editor, mentor, creative writing teacher, and manuscript assessor from Perth, Western Australia. He is the editor of Shibboleth and other stories, published in 2016, and his debut novel, You Belong Here, was published in 2018 and shortlisted for the 2018 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards. His second book, Greater City…

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Katie Stewart is a children's author and illustrator who lives on a farm outside Northam. She is a keen nature lover and especially loves to illustrate animals. She has a business, Magic Owl Design, where she makes covers for self-published books, both illustrated and photo-manipulated. Her first traditionally published picture book, "What Colour is the…

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Vivien Stuart

Vivien is a courageous writer of adult fiction, unafraid to take on some of life’s larger questions; in particular end-of-life care. Her novel is particularly suitable for book group reading because of the ethical questions it raises. All profits from sales of her debut novel, Acacia House, are being donated to the proposed LJM Memorial…

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Tangea Tansley

Tangea Tansley is an award-winning author of three historical novels, four works of non-fiction and a collection of story and memoir. Her latest novel is due out in 2024. 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,…

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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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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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Sue Tredget is a Perth based writer, speaker and teacher. She is the author of two memoirs, seven children's picture books and a collection of poems. Sue is fascinated by the way we deal with adversity and the power of words to help us heal and make sense of our lives.

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