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Adam Cece

Mentorship areas: junior fiction; crime fiction; screenwriting; traditional publishing; young adult Adam Cece is an award-winning author of children’s books, including the hilarious Huggabie Falls series, which has been published worldwide. He is an SA Premier’s Reading Challenge Ambassador, and visits schools and libraries around Australia delivering fun, interactive talks focused on being an author, […]

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Mentoring

Adeeb Kamal Ad-Deen

Adeeb Kamal Ad-Deen (Babylon, 1953) is an Iraqi-Australian poet, journalist and translator who has degrees in Economics and English Literature from the University of Baghdad plus a Diploma of Interpreting (Arabic-English) from Adelaide Institute of TAFE, South Australia. He has published 30 poetry collections in English and Arabic and won the major prize of Iraqi […]

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Poetry

Ahmad J. EL-Youssef

Ahmad J. EL-Youssef is an Australian writer and nature enthusiast who combines his love for storytelling with his expertise in conservation to create heartwarming stories exploring the natural world. Ahmad’s childhood adventures inspired him to create amazing characters and settings, and he paints vivid images with words, taking the reader on breathtaking journeys through the […]

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Aislinn Kearns

Aislinn is a successful self-published author of more than 12 novels, and multiple novellas and short stories. She writes across multiple romance sub-genres, most particularly in romantic suspense and contemporary romance.

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Romance

Alan Atkinson

Freelance journalist/editor. Former Day Editor Tv and radio, Adelaide. Also worked for Scotsman Edinburgh, Guardian London, SMH, and as feature writer and columnist on Advertiser.

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Assessments Mentoring

Alan Tucker

Alan Tucker is a previous winner of the CBC Book of the Year, nonfiction award for his illustrated book, Iron in the Blood. Since winning that award he has concentrated on writing historical fiction based on Australian history: the Bombing of Darwin, Cyclone Tracy and Atomic Testing in SA. His latest book, Battlefield, is written […]

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Allayne Webster

Allayne writes Children’s and Young Adult literature. She’s a Premier’s Reading Challenge Ambassador, multiple arts grants winner, she sings and plays guitar, and sometimes she illustrates. Paper Planes (Scholastic) was a 2016 CBCA Notable, shortlisted for the Adelaide Festival Awards, and is included with the Australian Heritage Untapped Project. A Cardboard Palace (MidnightSun), a 2018 […]

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Amy T Matthews

Amy T Matthews is an award-winning novelist who lectures in Creative Writing at Flinders University. She also writes historical romance under the name Tess LeSue.

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Anne Bartlett

Anne Bartlett grew up in rural South Australia and studied English and Drama at Flinders University. She has worked variously as editor, ghostwriter, humour columnist, biographer, feature, and children’s writer, and taught creative writing at Flinders University and the University of Adelaide. Her children’s book The Aboriginal Peoples of Australia (2001 Times Editions, Singapore, and […]

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Anne-Marie Smith

  Anne-Marie Smith’s a French Australian linguist.  She loves writing about multicultural experiences.  She spent years teaching English in a multilingual context.  Taught in Zambia, gained a TESL Diploma and a Doctorate in linguistics with the University of Papua New Guinea where she lived and worked.  Taught in Western Australia, worked with migrants and with […]

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Barbara ( Anne) Martin (Elsa Brookfield)

My name is Barbara (Anne) Martin also known as Barabra Anne Munday. I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia. I am a retired Registered Nurse/ Gerontic Practitioner/ Nursing Lecturer. I wrote and self published my first book called ‘A Jug full of Caring’ in 2008. I am now embarking on writing a ‘historical fiction’ book […]

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Ben Brooker

Ben is a writer, editor, critic, essayist, and playwright. His work has been featured by Overland, New Matilda, New Internationalist, Australian Book Review, RealTime, and Daily Review. Ben was a featured playwright at the Emerging Writers’ Festival Adelaide Roadshow in September 2014, and at the National Play Festival in Adelaide in July 2015. His most […]

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Ben Stubbs

I am a non-fiction an travel writer who has recently moved into academia. I have published numerous articles and essays for the Sydney Morning Herald, Meanjin and Griffith Review. My first book, Ticket to Paradise, about my search for the Australian colony in Paraguay was published by Harper Collins in 2012. My second book, After […]

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Bill ‘Swampy’ Marsh

  Bill is an award-winning writer/performer of stories, songs and plays. He’s a teacher and mentor through TAFE SA plus runs workshops in schools and communities. His first collection of stories, Beckom Pop. 64, was published in 1988, Old Yanconian Daze (1995), Looking for Dad, (1998). Then came Great Flying Doctor Stories, Great Australian Shearing […]

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Bronwyn Tilley (Bronwyn Stuart)

Bronwyn is an author of historical and contemporary romance. She lives in the Adelaide hills with her family and menagerie – www.bronwynstuart.com Her side hustle includes blurb help for self-publishing authors and contest style feedback on submissions packages for those looking at the traditional markets – www.iblurbed.com

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