Snapshot 2014: Lara Morgan

Lara Morgan is the author of The Rosie Black Chronicles, a YA dystopian trilogy set in a future Australia, and the epic fantasy series The Twins of Saranthium. She is published in Australia, New Zealand, Germany and Turkey. Before becoming a full time writer she was a project manager in the Arts and editor of […]

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Snapshot 2014: Stephanie Smith

Stephanie Smith worked for some twenty years as an editor and publisher at HarperCollins and was the Associate Publisher of Voyager books for 14 of those years. Early on at HarperCollins she spent some years working on children’s books and also worked on a range of adult literature through the Varuna/HarperCollins Manuscript Development Program. Stephanie […]

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Snapshot 2014: Sylvia Kelso

Sylvia Kelso lives in North Queensland. She writes fantasy and SF set in analogue or alternate Australian settings. She has published 8 fantasy novels, including Amberlight and The Moving Water, which were finalists for best fantasy novel in the Australian Aurealis genre fiction awards. Her short stories appear in Australia and the US, including anthologies […]

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Snapshot 2014: Kim Westwood

Kim Westwood was a weedy asthmatic kid who devoured books like dinner. This made her want to cook up her own stuff. In 2002 she won an Aurealis Award for her short story ‘The Oracle’. Since then her stories have been chosen for several Year’s Best anthologies in Australia and the US, and for ABC […]

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Snapshot 2014: Andrew McGahan

Andrew McGahan is one of Australia’s finest writers of fiction. His first novel, Praise, won The Australian/Vogel Literary Award in 1992. In 2004, The White Earth won the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, The Age Book of the Year, and The Courier Mail Book of the Year Award. His most recent adult […]

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Snapshot 2014: Kate Gordon

Kate Gordon lives in Hobart, in a mint-green cottage, with her husband, her very strange cat, Mephy Danger Gordon, and a wonderful little girl who goes by the name of Tiger. Kate dreams that one day she and her little family will live in another cottage, by the beach, with goats and chickens. In the […]

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Snapshot 2014: Marianne de Pierres

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  Marianne de Pierres is the author of the popular PARRISH PLESSIS trilogy, the award-winning SENTIENTS OF ORION science fiction series, and the genre-bending PEACEMAKER Western/urban fantasy series. The PARRISH PLESSIS series has been translated into many languages and adapted into a role-playing game, while the PEACEMAKER series is being adapted into a novel adventure […]

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