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Tammie Bullard

Writer, paramedic, educator and author of The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Paramedic, Tammie is passionate about the human focus of healthcare. With a particular focus on the unique challenges of the emergency prehospital environment, her first book was published in June 2019, a second paramedic text has been scheduled for release in October…

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Jess Gately is a writer, editor and photographer specialising in science fiction and fantasy literature and author headshots. She loves storytelling in all its formats—written, verbal and visual—and loves helping others tell their stories. She is the Marketing Manager and an Editor at Underground Writers and holds a Masters in Professional Writing and Publishing from…

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There is one thing we are guaranteed of in this life, that is death. Yet it is the one thing no one wants to think about or talk about. However, it is the one topic that people want to read about, especially after a significant loss. Speaking from experience, I also know that after a…

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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…

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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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View the profile of Pol Koutsakis

Pol Koutsakis

Pol is a novelist, playwright and screenwriter living in Perth. He has won twice the National Award for Playwriting in Greece (2005, 2007) and once the National Award for Young Adult Literature (2016). His crime novels Athenian Blues and Baby Blue featuring the ethical hitman Stratos Gazis are published in the UK, USA and Australia…

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Amanda Curtin is the author of two novels (ELEMENTAL, UWA Publishing, 2013; Scribe, UK, 2016); THE SINKINGS, UWA Publishing, 2008), a collection of short stories (INHERITED, UWA Publishing, 2011), and most recently a work of creative non-fiction (KATHLEEN O’CONNOR OF PARIS, Fremantle Press, 2018). She has also worked in publishing for more than 30 years…

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