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Alan Carter

Alan Carter is an award-winning author of crime fiction and sometime television documentary director, who divides his time between Fremantle and Tasmania.

 

His Cato Kwong series - Prime Cut; Getting Warmer; Bad Seed; and Heaven Sent -  has been published in the UK, France, Germany and Spain. Prime Cut was shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers’ Association Debut Dagger Award in 2010, and won the Ned Kelly Award in Australia for Best First Fiction in 2011. 

 

Alan's first novel set in New Zealand, Marlborough Man, won the 2018 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel, and was shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award for Best Crime Novel 2018. It will be published in Germany in June 2019.

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Amanda Curtin

Amanda Curtin is the author of three books.  Elemental (novel, 2013; UWAP: Scribe UK 2016) was shortlisted for the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards—Fiction and People’s Choice categories;  Inherited (short story collection, 2011; UWAP); and The Sinkings (novel, 2008; UWAP).  Her award-winning short fiction has been widely published in literary journals and anthologies. Amanda has been awarded writing residencies in New York State, Ireland, Scotland and Tasmania.  She lives in an old house in an old suburb of Perth, Western Australia, with her husband and an extremely opinionated Siamese cat. 

AB Facey

AB (Bert) Facey (1894-1982) began writing his memoirs in later life at  the urging of his wife and children.  They were published as A Fortunate Life in 1981, by Fremantle Arts Centre Press, just nine months before his death, and became an instant best-seller.  Now considered a classic of Australian literature, the book won several major awards in Australia, was adapted for stage and television, and has now sold more than 750,000 copies.  A Fortunate Life is now published under licence by the Penquin Group (Australia).

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Deb Fitzpatrick

Deb Fitzpatrick lives and works in Fremantle, Western Australia.  Her novels for young adults – 90 Packets of Instant Noodles and Have You Seen Ally Queen were both named Notable Books by the Children’s Book Council of Australia. Her best-selling novel for younger readers, The Amazing Spencer Gray was published in Australia in 2013 and in North America in 2016.  Deb’s novel for adult readers, The Break, published in 2014, has also enjoyed wide popularity with a young adult readership.  A novel for junior readers, At My Door was published in 2015. A new 'Spencer Gray' adventure will be published in Australia in July 2017.

 

John Kinsella

John Kinsella is the multi-award-winning author of more than fifty books in various genres.  He is an Extraordinary Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge University, and was appointed the Richard L Thomas Professor of Creative Writing at Kenyon College in the United States for 2001, where he became Professor of English. He is now a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia, and Professor of Sustainability and Literature at Curtin University. His work has been translated into many languages, including French, German, Chinese, Dutch, Spanish, and Russian.

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J.P. Quinton 

J.P. Quinton lives in Fremantle, Western Australia, and is completing his first novel.

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Margaret River Press 

A small independant publisher based in Western Australia.

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James Hoover

James Hoover lives in Western Australia, and is completing his first novel.

Dianne Wolfer

Dianne has written 15 books and been published in Australia and internationally.  Her most recent publication is The Shark Caller, (Penguin Random House, 2016), published for a young adult readership.  A new picture book for children, Nana’s Button Tin, illustrated by  Heather Potter, will be published by Walker Books Australia in June, and by Candlewick Press in the USA in 2018.  Her best-selling illustrated books, Lighthouse Girl and Light Horse Boy (Fremantle Press, 2009 and 2013) have been adapted for the stage and will feature in the 2017 program of the Black Swan State Theatre Company.

 

Peter Docker

Peter studied writing at Curtin University in Perth, and acting at The Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne. He has published three full-length literary works which constitute the War Zones Trilogy,  Peter also has a number of short stories to his credit and has written for stage and radio.

Joanna Sassoon

 

Joanna is an internationally respected historian and archivist and has managed archival collections in cultural institutions, worked as a State and Commonwealth public servant and taught in several universities. She has published widely on photography, oral history, heritage, environmental history and Australian history. Based in Western Australia, she works as a researcher. Her book, ‘Agents of Empire’ was published by Australian Scholarly Publishing in March, 2017.

 

Rod Mackay

 

Rod has been an IT  manager, a rock singer, a surf company director … and has run twenty-five marathons! He lives in Western Australia and is currently completing his debut novel.

 

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Michelle Johnston

 

Michelle's debut novel is currently on submission to Australian publishers. A short piece of hers - Emergency - was published in an anotholgoy based in the emergency departments of Australian hospitals (Penguin 2015). 

 

 

Steve Hawke

 

Steve Hawke’s writing life has been woven around almost forty years of work with Indigenous communities and organisations in the Fitzroy Valley of Western Australia’s Kimberley region.  He also works in the arts sector as a producer, project developer and facilitator.

 

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Tracy Ryan

 

Tracy Ryan grew up in Western Australia and has spent periods of her adult life living overseas in the UK, Ireland and the USA. She has published four novels and eight books of poetry and is presently working on a new novel and a new collection of poetry.

 

Liana Joy Christensen

 

Liana Joy Christensen is the author of Deadly Beautiful – Vanishing Killers of the Animal Kingdom (Exisle, 2011).  Her poems, short stories and essays have won awards and been selected for anthologies and literary journals in

several countries. In 2014 she was shortlisted for the Newcastle Poetry Prize. Her writing and literary interests are wide-ranging,  and she is currently working on the second novel in a Y.A. series called The Cantor Quartet.

 

Mark Hollands

 

Mark is a journalist by trade, having been a reporter and editor for newspapers and magazines in Australia, Britain, Hong Kong and Papua New Guinea. He lives in Sydney, is married to Kylie and has two sons, Sam and Charlie. 

 

Mark's first novel, ‘Amplify’ was a self-publishing venture and is now on submission internationally. Mark is currently writing a new ‘Billy Lime’ thriller.

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Robert Wood

 

Robert Wood grew up in Western Australia and has subsequently lived in Canberra, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin, New Delhi, Melbourne and Kochi.  He has interned for Overland, worked for Australian Poetry, edited for Peril and Cordite, been a columnist for Cultural Weekly an is on the faculty of The School of Life. He is working on a book of essays on Australian poetry, and his first collection of poems.

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David Hughes

 

David Hughes is a comedy writer from Ireland. He grew up in England and now calls Western Australia home. He is the author of five books and is currently developing several television projects for UK production companies. 

Catherine Noske

 

Dr. Catherine Noske is a lecturer in Creative Writing and editor of Westerly Magazine at the University of Western Australia. Her research focuses on contemporary Australian writing of place, and has been awarded the A.D. Hope Prize from the Association for the Study of Australian Literature. Her current manuscript, a novel, was shortlisted for the 2015 Dorothy Hewett Award.

Hellie Turner

 

Hellie is a veteran playwright who cut her theatre teeth performing for a decade with the avant-garde troupe, CAST. As a founding-member of ‘kompany M’ (2005-2010) she wrote and directed numerous plays which enjoyed multiple seasons and tours.  In early in 2017 her adaptation The Lighthouse Girl enjoyed an extended sell-out season with Black Swan State Theatre Company. Her play SELF PORTRAIT MASTURBATING was recently staged at WAAPA, and she is currently in the initial stages of developing a work about the iconic Dorothy Hewett.

Mark Furness

 

Mark Furness is a writer of crime, black comic crime, and psychological horror. Based in Sydney, Australia, he recently completed his first novel, an international conspiracy thriller in which journalists uncover a murderous network of Western businessmen, Arab dictators and their cronies who have stolen the wealth of developing nations.

 

Furness is a former journalist who reported on business, politics and sport in Australia and internationally, including postings in London and New York. He has been a political lobbyist, corporate speech writer, gardener, builder’s labourer, railway worker, barman, and clothing salesman.

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Kelly Van Nelson

 

Kelly Van Nelson was born in the UK and lived in London, Edinburgh, and Cape Town, before immigrating to Australia with her family. Her publication successes include poems, short stories, magazine articles, and reaching number one in the Youwriteon.com online charts. 

Wild Dingo Press

Cathi Lewis, owner and Publisher of Wild Dingo Press, has appointed the Agency  to manage international rights promotion and negotiation on her behalf.

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