Year: 2013

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Krissy Kneen: Author of fearlessly honest works

Acclaimed for the ‘fearless honesty of her work’, Krissy Kneen has worked across a number of different writing genres. The author of Steeplechase (2013), she has also written a collection of erotica Swallow the Sound (2007), a memoir Affection: A Memoir of Love, Sex & Intimacy (2009), which was shortlisted for the 2010

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Michael Robotham: Australian crime fiction writer

Michael Robotham is an Australian crime fiction writer. His latest book is Watching You, a terrifying thriller featuring clinical psychologist Joe O’Loughlin who has appeared in many of Michael’s previous books. Michael began his writing life as a journalist, then moved into ghost writing. As a ghost writer, he wrote 15

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Jane Gleeson-White: Australian author and blogger

Jane Gleeson-White is an Australian author and blogger. Her latest book is Double Entry: How the merchants of Venice shaped the modern world – and how their invention could make or break the planet, an exploration of the history of double-entry bookkeeping. She has also published two books about books –

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William Dalrymple: British historian, writer and curator

A co-founder and co-director of the annual Jaipur Literature Festival in India, William Dalrymple has an eye for history and an ability to make it come alive. The British historian, writer and curator’s latest book, The Return of a King, The Battle for Afghanistan (2012) is testament to his talent for artfully

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Ashley Hay: Brisbane author of fiction and non-fiction books

Ashley Hay is a Brisbane author of both fiction and non-fiction books. Her latest novel is The Railwayman’s Wife, a story set in the NSW coastal town of Thirroul in the years following WWII. Ashley’s first novel, The Body in the Clouds, was nominated for several awards when it was published in

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Karen Turner: Melbourne-based author of short stories

Karen Turner is a Melbourne-based author who, after 20 years working in financial services, shifted her focus to writing just a few years ago. As an escape from the corporate writing she was doing, she began writing short stories and, in 2009, published her first collection All That and Everything. Many

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Helen Trinca: Australian journalist and author

A journalist of 35 years standing, who has worked for a number of publications, Helen Trinca is currently the Managing Editor of The Australian. A well-regarded author of a number of non-fiction books, she has previously co-authored Waterfront: The Battle That Changed Australia (2000) with Anne Davies, which has been made into a

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Trevor Young: Leading Australian blogger

Trevor Young is a PR and social media communications consultant, speaker and coach who helps companies and individuals to increase the intensity of connection they have with the people who matter most to the success of their business, cause or issue. He writes one of Australia’s leading marketing blogs –

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Maureen McCarthy: Best-selling Melbourne-based author

Maureen McCarthy is a Melbourne-based author whose most recent book is The Convent, a fictional novel about the lives for four generations of women who are all inextricably linked to The Abbotsford Convent, a real place in Collingwood Melbourne. The Abbotsford Convent has function as a convent, orphanage, laundry, farm, school,

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David Vann: Internationally best-selling author

David Vann’s books are daring, emotionally fraught narratives that have struck a chord with readers the world over. His books have been internationally best-selling, multi-award winning and translated in 18 languages. His fiction books include Legend of a Suicide, Caribou Island and his new release Dirt. He has also written two non-fiction books,

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Nicolas Rothwell: Award-winning Australian author and journalist

Nicholas Rothwell is an award-winning Australian author and journalist. In the 1980s and early 1990s he was a foreign correspondent for The Australian newspaper and continues to write for the paper from his home in the Northern Territory. In 2006 he was awarded a Walkley Award for his coverage on Indigenous Affairs.

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Katherine Howell: Thriller author

After 15 years working as a paramedic in Sydney, during which she completed her Bachelor and Masters degrees in creative writing, Katherine Howell decided it was high time she pursued her love of writing full time. Dusting off the last of the four manuscripts she’d written over that time, the

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Graeme Simsion: Author of The Rosie Project

The Rosie Project by debut author, Graeme Simsion, is destined to be one of the literary hits of 2013. Developed initially as a film script, Graeme turned his idea into a novel during a novel writing course at Melbourne University in 2012. That manuscript went on to be shortlisted, and win,

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Kate Morton: Brisbane-based best-selling author

Kate Morton is a Brisbane-based author who has enjoyed huge success at home and overseas. Since publishing her first book in 2006 she has become one of Australia’s biggest selling authors internationally and her books have been published in more than 38 countries. Kate’s fourth novel is The Secret Keeper. It

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