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Rebecca J Palmer is the author/illustrator of the picture book, Monkey Mind, a gentle narrative about the worrying thoughts that cause anxiety. Illustrated with drypoint etchings and watercolour, Monkey Mind is a visual exploration of mindfulness and growth mindset for children, their carers and adults. Rebecca is a fierce advocate for the power of visual…

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Anthony Panegyres

Since 2011, Anthony Panegyres has had numerous stories published in anthologies and journals. Some of these include The Best Australian Stories, The Year's Best Australian Fantasy & Horror Vol 2&6, Overland 204 ( a story short listed for The Aurealis Award), Overland 214, and Meanjin Quarterly, the award winning anthologies At the Edge, and Bloodlines.…

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Reneé Pettitt-Schipp’s work with asylum seekers in detention on Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands inspired her first collection of poetry, 'The Sky Runs Right Through Us'. This collection was shortlisted for the Dorothy Hewett manuscript prize, as well as winning the WA Premier’s Literary Award for an Emerging Writer in 2019. Reneé now…

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Kevin Price is an author who lives in the hills north of Perth. He holds a PhD in creative writing from Murdoch University and is the author of Poetic Licence, a political thriller set in Fremantle (2022), Kumakana: A Gronups Tale, an Austrtalian fairy tale set in the great southern forest (2017) and writing teaching…

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Guy Salvidge’s intermittently award-winning fiction has squirrelled its way into such publications as The Great Unknown, Westerly: New Creative, Award Winning Australian Writing and Stories of Perth. He is a Literary Committee member of the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers' Centre and has delivered writing workshops at the Out of the Asylum Writers' Group, Fellowship of…

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