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Specialising in: Public readings, talks, festival appearances

Amanda Curtin is the author of two novels (ELEMENTAL and THE SINKINGS), a collection of short stories (INHERITED), and most recently a work of creative non-fiction (KATHLEEN O’CONNOR OF PARIS). She has also worked in publishing for more than 30 years as a freelance book editor. She occasionally conducts workshops and masterclasses for writers and…

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Natalie D-Napoleon is a writer, singer-songwriter and educator from Fremantle, Australia who is now completing a PhD in Creative Writing. She spent the last decade in the United States where she worked as a Coordinator at a City College Writing Centre. Her poetry and creative nonfiction has appeared in Meanjin, Southerly, Griffith Review, Australian Poetry…

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Jon Doust

Jon was born in Bridgetown WA and now lives in Kincannup/Kinjarling/Albany. All his life he has driven, not just cars and tractors, but also projects, including the Manjimup Cherry Harmony Festival; Laugh Resort Inc - an association of stand-up comedians and owners of one of Australia’s longest running comedy rooms; and was a foundation member…

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Writer. Poet. Researcher. Convenor. Speaker. Carolyn Wadley Dowley is an award-winning Western Australian writer. She loves engaging with readers and writers; she has twenty-five years of speaking experience that includes everything from international and local writers' festivals and conferences to radio interviews, from hosting zoom poetry workshops with far-flung poets to visiting regional WA bookclubs.…

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Lacey Filipich

Lacey Filipich is a non-fiction author. Her book 'Money School: Become financially independent and reclaim your life' launched with Penguin Random House in early 2020. Lacey graduated as valedictorian from the University of Queensland with an Honours degree in Chemical Engineering. She is a TEDx speaker and the winner of a 2019 Business News '40…

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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…

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