Cristy Burne is a presenter, 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 the author of You Belong Here, the editor of Shibboleth and other stories, and a short story writer, mentor, creative writing teacher, and manuscript assessor.
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.
Melinda Tognini is the author of Many Hearts, One Voice: the story of the War Widows' Guild in Western Australia.
Meg McKinlay is a children's writer and poet who has published seventeen books for young people and a collection of poetry for adults