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Cecelia Hopkins (Cecelia Hopkins-Drewer)

Cecelia Hopkins-Drewer is the hyphenation of Cecelia’s birth and former married name. Cecelia writes poetry, fiction and literary criticism. Her MA project focused on H.P. Lovecraft while her M. Lett project investigated fairy tale motifs in 19th-Century literature. Cecelia has contributed to a number of anthologies and journals with various presses as well as releasing […]

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Charlie Archbold

Charlie is an educator and writer. Her debut YA novel, Mallee Boys(2017), was a 2018 CBCA Honour book. Indigo Owl(2020) is a fast paced speculative fiction adventure. The Sugar Cane Kids and the Red Bottomed Boat, was shortlist for the Text Prize and will be out June 2022. Charlie is comfortable and skilled presenting for […]

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Cheryl Adnams

Cheryl Adnams lives in Adelaide, South Australia. After discovering a love of writing in high school, she went on to complete courses in screenplay writing and a Diploma of Freelance Travel Writing and Photography.

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Romance Women's

Christina Soong

Christina is an award-winning writer. She was co-editor of Adelaide university’s student newspaper, On Dit, in 1996. Afterwards, she worked in London, Leeds, Melbourne, Hong Kong and Shanghai in senior marketing/management roles and freelanced for magazines. Whilst on maternity leave, she started an award-winning food & travel blog, The Hungry Australian. See https://www.christinasoong.com/writing

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Christine Bailey

Chris has worked for the South Australia Department for Education for 40 years, teaching students from pre-school to Year 12 and designing and facilitating professional development in oracy, language and literacy. Her teaching experience overseas as well as involvement in Cambridge University-Education Faculty’s research into dialogic teaching and the development of teacher resources have informed […]

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David Mortimer

  David Mortimer writes poetry to speak aloud and carry in the mind. His collection Magic Logic (Puncher & Wattmann 2012) is called ‘a delightful book’ by Judith Beveridge, who commends ‘the sense of wonder’, ‘the imaginative play’ and ‘the vigour of the syntax’. Steve Evans talks of the ‘spacious and musical poems in this […]

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Eddy Pengelly

Eddy grew up in Adelaide. He is a self-published author, and the second researcher to investigate the claim that physical proof of Evidence of Time Travel Back to the Past has been Found in many Ancient Texts. Conducting comprehensive research since 2003, Eddy confirmed this claim, and now presents his own findings in 21 Books […]

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Elizabeth Stevens

Writer. Reader. Perpetual student. Nerd. I am a full-time writer and PhD candidate (in YA Indie Book Marketing) with 30+ published books and a passion for all things storytelling. I’ve placed in the Readers’ Favorite Book Awards twice (one a Silver medal). I am an avid fan of British comedy and superheroes. I live in […]

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Estelle Woods

Estelle’ Woods is a perpetual student of all forms of healing, spirituality, and self-development. Barely out of her teens she married the love of her life and immigrated to Australia. She obtained as nursing degree, post-graduate qualifications in self-management and various complementary modalities. Estelle’ has dedicated her life to helping others to find their truth […]

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Speaking Engagements

Gill D. Anderson

Gill was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and immigrated to Adelaide, South Australia in 2004 with her husband and two daughters. Gill has a Social Work background and currently works in a corporate role in the field of Child Protection. Gill has a background in managing and understanding trauma, violence and sexual assault which are prominent […]

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Gillian Rubenstein

Gillian has won the Children’s Book Council Book of the Year twice, for Beyond The Labyrinth and Foxspell, and has had several books listed as Honour Books in the same awards, as well as many shortlistings for these and other awards. She has won the Festival Award twice (for Space Demons and Beyond the Labyrinth), the New South Wales Premier’s Award for […]

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Gina Dawson

Gina is a qualified teacher and counsellor with a passion for writing books for children and young adults that educate on personal growth and social issues. She also works part-time as a ghost writer, proof reader and assisting folk to write memoirs. Her sixth and seventh books, New Holland Publishers, were released in January and February 2020.

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Hayley Frazer

An artist, writer, and storyteller, Hayley published at the tender age of 15, , Something A Little Different, and in 2023 released See The Kindness. Hayley has presented at education expos, bullying workshops, and school speeches to library talks, as well as interactive storytelling sessions in conjunction with Tea Tree Gully Council’s Youth Development Team.

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Hayley Morton

Hayley is the author of: Captain Plop’s Water Saving Mission (2009), Captain Plop: the desalination adventure (2010), Thinkbeings (2012) and Captain Plop and the tour de recycle (2013) She is editing her first novel, due late 2017 / early 2018. Her day job is a Librarian & School Education Specialist with SA Water. She loves […]

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Picture Books

Heather Millar

Heather Millar is a life story writer, biographer and ghostwriter based in Adelaide, South Australia. She is also an accredited editor specialising in memoir. A former managing editor at publishing companies in London and Melbourne and a freelance journalist, Heather has always enjoyed interviewing people and weaving their thoughts and memories together into a coherent […]

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