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Danielle Wood

By |March 17th, 2024|Categories: Author|

Danielle Wood Danielle Wood is a versatile writer of fiction and non-fiction, books for adults and books for children. Her first novel was the Vogel Award-winning The Alphabet of Light and Dark, and she has written two books of fairy-tale themed fiction – Rosie Little’s Cautionary Tales for Girls and Mothers Grimm – and the biography Housewife Superstar: the very best of Marjorie Bligh. Her work is published abroad in the USA, Italy, Russia and the Netherlands. Twice named a Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year, Danielle teaches writing at the University of Tasmania and regularly contributes to Australian literary publications such as Griffith Review and Island. Along

Carolyn Winchcombe

By |March 17th, 2024|Categories: Author|

Carolyn Winchcombe My writing interests: Poetry Fiction Non-fiction Children’s & YA Other (please write below) Other Interests: Educational Resources Writer profile: Carolyn is a teacher by day, author by night. She has 13 years of experience as a high school educator in Tasmania, and has recently published her debut picture book “Paper Perfect” (with accompanying educational resources). Carolyn believes in the transformative power of words and seeks to inspire, educate, and challenge readers of all ages to consider new perspectives. Publications: “Paper Perfect” – Hardcover Picture Book – Published 1st January 2024. Watch the book trailer: https://youtu.be/U8isenSCdic   Website/links: Website: www.wayofthewords.com.au

Ian Kennedy Williams

By |March 17th, 2024|Categories: Author|

Ian Kennedy WilliamsLaunceston writer Ian Kennedy Williams was born in the United Kingdom and has lived in many parts of Australia, settling in Tasmania in 2009. He is the author of three novels and three collections of short stories. A new collection of stories will be published by Ginninderra Press in 2017. His last novel Regret (Penguin, 2002) has recently been reissued as an ebook by Momentum Press (Pan MacMillan). He has also written for the stage and worked on film and TV initiatives for Screen Australia and Screen Queensland. His work has garnered a number of awards and he is a

Jane Williams

By |March 17th, 2024|Categories: Author, Poet|

Jane Williams Jane Williams is the author of five books of poetry and a collection of stories. While best known for her poetry she enjoys writing across forms and genres, for children and in collaboration with other artists. She has read her poetry in USA, Canada, Ireland, England, Malaysia, Czech Republic and Slovakia where she held a three month residency in 2016. Awards for her poetry include the Anne Elder Award, the D.J. O’Hearn Memorial Fellowship and the Bruce Dawe Prize. Publications Outside Temple Boundaries Five Islands Press 1998 The Last Tourist Five Islands Press  2006 Some Towns and other poems Picaro Press in 2007 Begging the

Terry Whitebeach

By |March 17th, 2024|Categories: Author, Poet|

Terry Whitebeach Terry Whitebeach has published work in a variety of genres, including poetry, young adult novels, radio plays, children’s picture books and biography. She has taught creative writing all over Australia, edited several collections of writing, and helped establish the Indigenous Creative Writing programme at Batchelor Institute, Alice Springs. She has a BA in English Literature and Philosophy, a MA in English Literature and Creative Writing and PhD in History – Biography. She is the 2019 Tas exchange writer on Prince Edward Island, Canada. Publications Bird Dream Watersky (YA) Bantam (YA) Antarctic Journey (radio play) Mill Ends (radio play) Good One, Don Ross (biography)

Barry Weston

By |March 17th, 2024|Categories: Author|

Barry WestonArtist turned crime writer, Barry Weston was born a Capricorn in Brisbane, Queensland.He now lives with his wife and two chocolate Labradors on a few acres on a small island south of Hobart, Tasmania overlooking the Great Southern Ocean.In previous lives, Barry gained employment as: a car-park attendant, advertising salesman, commercial printer, private teacher, railway porter, an ‘outee’ Painter and Docker, roof-painter, sign writer, cleaner, hotel barman, ‘security attendant’ and through such employment, he came in contact with a host of ‘characters’, and thereby gained an insight into and understanding of the ethics of the ‘knock-about’ bloke; and the downside

Ella Watkins

By |March 17th, 2024|Categories: Author|

Ella Watkins Ella Watkins is a young Tasmanian children’s writer and illustrator, actor and film producer. She is most well known for her book Henry’s Holiday, which she published at just 12 years old. She has now written a series of books in the Henry series. Ella has many other ideas for Henry’s adventures and hopes to publish these stories in the future: Henry’s Bike Henry in Paris Henry’s Job Henry, Rufus and Oscar Henry’s School Henry in Africa Henry’s Christmas Henry, catastrophe at the bakery Notable publications Henry the Goat, 2010 Henry’s Holiday, 2011 Links http://www.ellawatkinsactor.com http://henrythegoat.com.au http://henrythegoat.com.au/news.html https://premiersreadingchallenge.tas.gov.au/Pages/5-minutes-with-Ella-Watkins.aspx http://www.kids-bookreview.com/2011/03/review-henry-goat.html

Malcolm Ward

By |March 17th, 2024|Categories: Author|

Malcolm Ward Malcolm is a Tasmanian researcher and writer of Tasmanian history, mainly on colonial times and subjects. His other interests are classical European, eastern European and central Asian Islamic history and architecture and he has more than passing interest in good red wine. Malcolm was born in Hobart in 1959 and had a career as a geologist and geothermal energy consultant which took him around the world many times, allowing him to pursue his interests first-hand. In 2020 Malcolm completed a PhD on Tasmanian colonial settler George Meredith and in 2021 published an edited collection of Meredith’s love letters

Ben Walter

By |March 17th, 2024|Categories: Author|

Ben Walter Ben Walter is a writer of lyrical and experimental fiction who has been widely published in Australian journals, including Meanjin, Overland, Island, Southerly, Griffith Review and The Lifted Brow. He has twice been shortlisted in the Tasmanian Premier’s Literary Prizes, and guest-edited Overland’s special anti-/dis-/un-Australian fiction issue. Publications I Sleep in Haysheds and Corners (editor) – an anthology of Tasmanian fiction/craft art. (2011) Below Tree Level – a short story (2008) Links Read Ben’s interview with Tincture Journal in 2014. Website: https://ben-walter.com Twitter: @ben_walter

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