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View the profile of Lisa Van Der Wielen

Lisa Van Der Wielen

Lisa Van Der Wielen is a primary school teacher and writer from Perth, Western Australia. Her passions for teaching and writing lead her to become a Children’s Author with her first picture book being published in 2017. Her books; Vegetarian Polony, Luna Lucy, Aqua Dog and The Life of Gus support the charities Perth Children’s…

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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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View the profile of Elaine Forrestal

Elaine Forrestal

Elaine Forrestal is a writer, reviewer, blogger, mentor and public speaker. She has novels, picture books, short story anthologies, historical fiction and magazine articles, and one poem, published around the world in English, Italian and Slovenian. She is also an experienced judge of writing competitions. Elaine lives in Scarborough, Western Australia, and walks on the…

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JAYNE LYONS is a Perth based children’s author who also works for a major Australian corporation. She has worked in the developing world and seen challenges faced by underprivileged children firsthand. She is passionate children being given the opportunity to achieve their dreams. Born and raised in Liverpool, UK, Jayne combines the unlikely loves of…

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Rebecca Laffar-Smith is a science fiction and fantasy author who helps readers escape reality and experience possibility. She also writes children's books under the name Bec J. Smith. She is a strong advocate for early childhood literacy and support for children with language and literacy difficulties such as dyslexia. Rebecca loves presenting workshops for children,…

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