Adele Jones

Adele cropped JonesAdele Jones lives in Queensland, Australia. Her writing is inspired by a passion for family, faith, friends, music and science – and her broad ranging imagination.

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C T Wells

WellsportraitPeter C.T. Wells grew up in coastal Victoria, Australia. He comes from a creative family. Playing in the bush and on the beach was a fertile place for an imagination to develop.

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Kat Colmer

KatColmerKat Colmer is a Sydney-based Young Adult author who writes coming-of-age stories with humour and heart. The recipient of several writing awards, her debut YA The Third Kiss won the Romance Writers of America On the Far Side contest for best Young Adult Paranormal Romance.

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Kate Gordon

Kate Gordon authorKate Gordon grew up in a very booky house, with two librarian parents, in a small town by the sea in Tasmania. She spent her childhood searching for fossils at Fossil Bluff, wondering about the doctor who rode his horse off the cliff at Doctor’s Rocks, and eating the best chips in the world at the fish and chip shop at the wharf.

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LD Taylor

lisataylorsmLD Taylor broke into the world of young adult fiction in 2011, after a successful and prolific career writing for the entertainment technology industry.

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Lora Inak

LoraInakwebsiteLora began her writing journey aged ten - with a short story featuring an evil eyeball named Optic. Not her finest work but fortunately she kept on writing (Mills and Boon style short stories in her teens).

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Lynne Stringer


Lynne Stringer has been passionate about writing all her life, beginning with short stories in her primary school days. She began writing professionally as a journalist and was the editor of a small newspaper (later magazine) for seven years, before turning her hand to screenplay writing and novels.

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Penny Jaye

Penny Jaye 2017 largePenny Jaye writes books for children and older readers. She lives in western Sydney with her husband and three children and is currently studying for her Master of Arts (writing and literature at Deakin university).

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Rosanne Hawke

rosanne hawke young adult author Rosanne Hawke is an Australian author of over twenty books, among them Shahana, The Messenger Bird the winner of the 2013 Cornish Holyer an Gof award for YA literature, and Taj and the Great Camel Trek.

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