/ Sarah Barrie
Sarah Barrie is an Australian author writing suspense in rural settings. Her bestselling print novel, Secrets of Whitewater Creek, earned her a spot as one of the Top 10 breakthrough authors of 2014, and her next three books, the Hunters Ridge series, also reached bestseller status.
/ Diane Armstrong
Diane Armstrong’s articles, non-fiction books and historical novels have won national and international awards. Her books have been on bestseller lists and have been translated into several languages. She has taught Creative Writing at East Sydney TAFE and at Long Bay Jail. Her most recent historical novel is The Collaborator, set in Budapest in 1944.
/ Alison Dance
Alison Dance is an avid reader of historical fiction, fantasy and romance. Alison’s background is media and journalism with an interest in regional, agricultural and women’s affairs. While audio books are handy for long drives and e-books are compact, you’ll find her bookshelf full. You can find her on Twitter @alisonjdance and Instagram @alisonjustdance
/ Hazel Lam
Hazel Lam is a Senior Book Designer at HarperCollins Australia. Hazel, whose breathtaking designs have earned her the titles of 2018 Emerging Designer of the Year and 2019 Book of the Year (for The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart), has designed covers and internals for an impressive range of fiction, non-fiction, illustrated books, YA and […]
/ Stewart Sheargold
Stewart Sheargold’s short stories have appeared in various collections for Obverse Books. His first book for children, The World of Lies, was published in 2018. He wrote the audio plays Bernice Summerfield and The Mirror Effect and Doctor Who: Red. Longlisted for the 2017 Hachette Richell Prize and the 2018 Disquiet Literary Prize, he is […]
/ Cheryl Akle
Cheryl Akle is the founder of Better Reading, Australia’s largest online book community reaching over 500,000 people daily. Passionate about books, she is a strong advocate for Australian authors, a champion of reading and has been a leading figure in the book industry for over 30 years. Using multiple platforms to attract a loyal audience, her […]
/ Tess Pearson
Tess Pearson’s poetry, fiction, and microlit can be found in Southerly, Cordite, Rabbit, Scum Mag, and Swamp, among others, as well as a number of anthologies. Tess has been the recipient of a Varuna Fellowship, winner of the 2017 NWF/SW joanne burns Microlit Award, and a selected participant for the 2018 Fiction Edition of Hardcopy: […]