Category: Interviews

Dirk Flinthart

Dirk Flinthart lives in the north-east of Tasmania with his family, which includes a deranged dog, a neurotic cat, and three children. He has been writing since he was about four years old, but his publishing track record goes back only to somewhere in the late eighties, when he began producing articles for the Student […]

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Anne Kellas

Anne Kellas is a writer, teacher, editor, and mentor to poets. Anne’s passion is teaching poetry, which she has done in Hobart for the past 25 years, mostly to community groups and more recently to university students in the Writing Poetry unit at the University of Tasmania. She has three collections of poetry to her […]

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Anne Morgan

Dr Anne Morgan is a well-published children’s author and a winner of the Environment Children’s Book of the Year Award for junior fiction. Her books include The Smallest Carbon Footprint in the Land & Other Ecotales, The Sky Dreamer and the Captain Clawbeak series of junior novels. Her next picture book, The Moonlight Bird and […]

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Verity Croker

Verity Croker writes across a range of genres. Her most recent publication is May Day Mine, a young adult novel, released by Harmony Ink Press in the US. Her stories for 8-12 year olds, Cyclone Christmas and Block City, have been published by Sunshine Books/Wendy Pye, New Zealand. She has written travel articles for the […]

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Robyn Mundy

Dr Robyn Mundy is the author of two literary novels, The Nature of Ice, published by Allen & Unwin, and Wildlight published in 2016 by Picador. She is co-author of the young readers’ Epic Adventure: Epic Voyages, while her short fiction appears in Australian and USA literary journals, in The Best Australian Stories 2013, and in […]

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Lian Tanner

Lian Tanner has been dynamited while scuba diving and arrested while busking. She once spent a week in the jungles of Papua New Guinea, hunting for a Japanese soldier left over from the Second World War. She likes secrets, old bones, and animals that are not what they seem. Lian’s best-selling Keepers Trilogy has been […]

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Sally Odgers

Sally Odgers was born in Latrobe in the 1950s and still lives there with her husband and co-writer Darrel and their Jack Russells. She has two children, two grandchildren and enjoys walking dogs and gardening. Sally started writing in the late 1960s and has now produced somewhere between 250 and 300 published books. Recent books […]

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Gina Mercer

Gina Mercer enjoys a three-stranded career as a writer, teacher and editor. She has taught creative writing and literature in universities and communities for nearly 30 years. She is a former editor of Island. She has published four collections of poetry, The Ocean in the Kitchen (Five Islands Press, 1999), Night Breathing (Picaro Press, 2006), […]

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Kate Gordon

Kate 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 dreaming about being a writer, and spent many a lunch hour walking around the playground reciting poetry. Kate’s first book, Three Things About Daisy Blue – a Young Adult […]

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