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Sofie Laguna

Sofie Laguna originally studied to be a lawyer, but after deciding law was not for her, she trained as an actor. Sofie began her writing career as an author for children and has written over twenty books for young people. Her work has been published in the US, the UK and in translation throughout Europe […]

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Scott Wings

Scotty Wings (Scott Sneddon) is a performance poet, physical theatre practitioner and event host based in Melbourne, Australia. He facilitates workshops in spoken word, physical theatre and creativity. Scotty assists people to develop skills in communication, self-confidence, creativity and collaboration through workshops. These include theatre, performance, poetry, poetry slam, physical theatre and immersive theatre. Ages […]

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Mark Greenwood

Mark Greenwood is an author with a passion for history. His award winning books have been honoured internationally. He has twice received the West Australian Premier’s Award for The Legend of Lasseter’s Reef and The Legend of Moondyne Joe. Other titles include Ned Kelly and the Green Sash, Midnight – the story of a light […]

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Frané Lessac

Frané Lessac is an author/ illustrator of international renown having over 40 award winning children’s books. She has a passion to inspire and instill pride in children about their own unique heritage and their ability to capture it in pictures and words. Frané has contributed her distinctive paintings to many picture books including, “Simpson and […]

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Martin Chatterton

An engaging and comedic speaker, Martin Ed Chatterton has been writing, illustrating and performing successfully around the world for the last thirty years appearing extensively at schools, festivals, conferences, TV and radio in the UK, Australia, India, China and the USA. His books for children and adults have been published in more than a dozen […]

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Sarah Kinsella and Brenna Dixon

Sarah Kinsella and Brenna Dixon weave magical props and costumes, stories and ideas, together with the audience’s suggestions and participation, to create a show that will inspire and delight! Sarah Kinsella is one of the funniest performers and most dynamic teachers of improvisation in Australia. She has worked with top improvisation companies in Australia, North […]

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John Marsden

While working as an English teacher at a school, John Marsden noticed that teenagers weren’t reading books anymore. He found it a depressing development and resolved to do something about it.   During a three week vacation he wrote “So Much to Tell You”, which became a multi-award winner and is now one of Australia’s […]

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Andreas Litras

Andreas Litras is a theatre creator, writer, director and performer with 20 years’ professional experience. He has toured extensively in theatres and schools throughout Australia, and overseas. Whether performing for primary or secondary students, Andreas’s shows draw on his Greek heritage and history, blended with contemporary Australian experience. His show Odyssey won the Drama Victoria […]

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Isobelle Carmody

Isobelle Carmody was born in 1958 in Victoria and grew up looking after her seven brothers and sisters, whom she kept in line by telling horror stories. She began writing the first book of The Obernewtyn Chronicles when she was just fourteen years old, and then went on to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree […]

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Lucy Christopher

Lucy was born in Wales but grew up in Australia, returning to Wales to complete her MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. This led to her writing her first book about a boy called Adam and a strange, flightless whooper swan. Six years later, a gender change of the main character, and a […]

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