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Adam Norris

Adam Norris is a writer of fiction. He has been published in Going Down Swinging...

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Adina West

Adina West grew up on a remote property on Australia’s east coast, in country New...

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Adrian Caesar

Adrian Caesar is an Australian author and poet. Born in the United Kingdom, he emigrated...

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Allison Rushby

Having failed at becoming a ballerina with pierced ears (her childhood dream), Allison Rushby instead...

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Amanda Bridgeman

Born and raised in the seaside/country town of Geraldton, Western Australia, Amanda hails from fishing...

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Amy Andrews

Amy Andrews is an award-winning author with 30+ contemporary romance novels to her name. She’s...

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Andy Griffiths

Andy Griffiths is Australia’s most popular children’s writer. He is the author of over 20...

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Annika Cleeve

Annika Cleeve has an alphabet of qualifications behind her name, and during her studies she...

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Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie is an author, comedian, poet, commentator and raconteur. He writes for various publications...

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Bessie Bardot

Bessie Bardot was brought up in Mullumbimby near Byron Bay, Australia. Her life changed dramatically...

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Beverley Oakley

Beverley Oakley wrote her first romance when she was seventeen. However, drowning the heroine on...

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C.T. Green

Before becoming a writer C.T. Green worked in advertising for ten years. She also completed...

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Cait Harris

Cait Harris is a writer of plays, films and short stories, the latter of which...

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Caitlyn Nicholas

Caitlyn Nicholas began writing in 2005. Exhausted, pregnant and coping with a demanding toddler, she...

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Callum O’Donnell

Callum O’Donnell began devouring books from a very early age, as he believed them to...

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Cari Silverwood

Cari Silverwood is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of BDSM stories...

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Cate Ellink

Cate Ellink became intrigued by the erotic when her grandfather used to pass books to...

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Charles Purcell

Born and raised in Sydney, Charles Purcell is a journalist with 20 years of experience...

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Charlotte McConaghy

Charlotte grew up with her nose in a book and her head in the clouds....

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Chris Allen

Chris Allen writes escapist action thrillers for realists, having seen and done it all. Serving...

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Chris Bourke

Chris Bourke is a New Zealand writer, journalist, editor and radio producer. He first met...

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Chris Matthews

A Londoner, Chris came to Australia as an unskilled migrant and finished up working as...

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Christine Townend

Christine Townend is an artist and writer whose life and talents have been devoted to...

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Christine Wallace

Christine Wallace is a graduate of the Australian National University (BA, politics and history), University...

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Claire Boston

Claire Boston was a voracious reader as a child, devouring anything by Enid Blyton as...

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Colin Bisset

Colin Bisset was born in the UK and studied History of Art at the University...

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Daniel Brako

Daniel Brako is a graduate of Newcastle University, where he studied psychology and philosophy. After...

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David Mason-Jones

Through his work as a journalist and writer, David has researched the matter of soil...

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David Rollins

With the release of Standoff, David Rollins is the author of nine international best selling...

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Delwyn Jenkins

Delwyn Jenkins likes radical career changes. After serving in the Australian Navy for ten years...

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Denise Rossetti

When Denise Rossetti was very small, she had an aunt who would tell her the...

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Dirk Strasser

Dirk Strasser has written over 30 books and has won multiple Australian Publisher Association Awards...

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Donna Maree Hanson

Donna Maree Hanson is a Canberra-based writer of fantasy, science fiction and horror. She also...

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Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) was an American author famous for his creation of the legendary...

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Emilia Bresciani

Emilia Bresciani was born in Peru of Peruvian and Italian parents. At the age of...

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Erica Hayes

Erica Hayes was a law student, an air force officer, an editorial assistant and a...

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Euan Leckie

On leaving school Euan Leckie found work at a number of London media agencies before...

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Eva Demirjian

The author was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA but currently resides in her...

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Felicity Pulman

Felicity Pulman is the award-winning author of numerous novels for children and teenagers, including Ghost...

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Fletcher Anthony

Fletcher Anthony was born in London and has lived in France, Asia and Africa. He...

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Frannie Hopkirk

Frannie Hopkirk. was born and grew up in Sydney. She lived in New Zealand for...

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Geoff Barker

Born in Plymouth, England, in 1968, Geoff Barker joined the UK Marines at age seventeen....

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Geoff Lemon

Geoff Lemon edits veteran literary anthology Going Down Swinging. He’s variously a political satirist, sports...

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Gillian Polack

Gillian is a writer and historian, currently living in Canberra, Australia. She intends to count...

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GM Hague

Graeme Hague is an author, freelance writer, musician and audio engineer who now lives in...

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Graham Storrs

Graham Storrs lives in rural Australia with his wife, Christine, and an Airedale terrier called...

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Greig Beck

Greig Beck grew up across the road from Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia. His early...

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Harry Ledowsky

Harry Ledowsky is one of Australia’s most awarded Creative Directors and has been a judge...

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Ian Kennedy Williams

Ian Kennedy Williams is a novelist, award-winning short story writer and playwright. He has a...

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Ilsa Evans

Ilsa Evans was born in the Dandenongs, east of Melbourne, in 1960 and enjoyed a...

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Jack Vening

Jack Vening grew up in Canberra and moved to Brisbane to study writing at QUT,...

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Jackie Durnin

Jackie Durnin has been interested in sign language for many years and has studied both...

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Jacqueline Kent

Jacqueline Kent is a writer of non-fiction and biography, fiction, general articles and literary journalism....

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Jane Carter

Jane Carter lives in Goulburn, NSW, with her husband, Richard. Raising five children, farming, and...

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Jane Tara

Jane Tara is a wanderer at heart. She’s lived in six countries and travelled everywhere...

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JH Fletcher

JH Fletcher is the author of eight romantic historical novels, published to both critical and...

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Joel Stickley

Joel Stickley is the author of the hit blog How To Write Badly Well, which...

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John Bailey

John Bailey is an Australian author with seven books to his credit. Bailey’s approach to...

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John Birmingham

John Birmingham is the author of the cult classic He Died With a Felafel in...

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John Blackman

John Blackman is an Australian radio and television presenter as well as an author. He...

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John Cleland

John Cleland (1709 1789) was an English novelist made infamous for his banned novel Fanny...

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John Fletcher

John Fletcher is the author of three historical novels, published to both critical and popular...

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John Lance

After completing his undergraduate degree in Economics, John continued his studies at Stanford University, California,...

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John Little

John Little spent 25 years working as a reporter and producer in television current affairs,...

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John Newcombe

John Newcombe is a tennis legend. During his career he won 26 Grand Slam Titles...

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Josephine Pennicott

Josephine is an award-winning writer in the crime genre. Her story ‘Birthing the Demons’ won...

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JR Carroll

JR Carroll lives in Melbourne, where he was born and raised. A graduate of Melbourne...

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JT Clay

JT Clay worked in counter-terrorism and law before switching to waste management, which generated much...

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Julie Parker

Julie Parker is one of Australia’s foremost positive body image and eating disorder advocates. A...

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Kasey Channing

Kasey Channing lives in the foothills of Australia’s high country with her loving man, two...

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Kelli Fox

Kelli was first drawn to astrology during her childhood in Sydney, Australia. As early as...

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Keziah Hill

After years working in the criminal justice system, Keziah Hill decided a tree change was...

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Koraly Dimitriadis

Koraly Dimitriadis was born in Australia to Greek-Cypriot migrants and was raised in Melbourne. She...

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Kylie Scott

Kylie is a long time fan of erotic love stories and B-grade horror films. She...

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L. Frank Baum

Born on May 15, 1856 in New York, to a well to do family, Baum...

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Lauren Dawes

Born in South Africa and raised in Sydney, Lauren Dawes is an urban fantasy/paranormal romance...

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Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836 1895) was an Austrian writer and journalist who espoused utopian ideals...

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Lexxie Couper

Lexxie Couper started writing when she was six and hasn’t stopped since. She’s not a...

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton was born Alice Lynne Murchinson in New Zealand. When she was twenty months...

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Liz Byrski

Liz Byrski is the author of six best-selling novels including, GANG OF FOUR and LAST...

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Louise Cusack

Refusing to accept her common Irish ancestry as a small child, Louise Cusack instead created...

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Luke Preston

Luke spent most of his twenties as a freelance writer and listening to rock ‘n...

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Mae Archer

Mae Archer knew she wanted to be a writer since she was a child. She...

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Maggie Dana

Maggie Dana grew up in England and moved to the U.S. in her early 20s....

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Marianne Theresa

Marianne’s favourite reads have always been history and romance. But when she discovered some reprinted...

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Mark Brandon “Chopper” Read

Mark Brandon Read remains one of Australia’s most controversial public figures. An ex-convict, author and...

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Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor’s majestic 334 in a Test match in Peshawar, Pakistan in October 1998 was...

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Marquis de Sade

Marquis de Sade (1740 1814), full name Jean-Baptiste François Joseph de Sade, was a French...

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Mary Gilliatt

Mary Gilliatt is the best-selling author of more than 43 books on varied aspects of...

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Matthew Reilly

Matthew Reilly is the international bestselling author of twelve novels: Contest, Ice Station, Temple, Area...

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Maxine Sullivan

USA Today bestselling author Maxine Sullivan has written 14 romance novels with more than 1.7...

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Mel Teshco

As a rather quiet, introverted child, Mel Teshco would never have believed it possible she’d...

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Michael Duff

Michael Duff is one of Australia’s leading coaches of High Performance Human Behaviour, with a...

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Mini Nair

Mini Nair is the author of an illustrated middle-grade children’s book, a biography of a...

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MJ Hearle

M.J. Hearle became addicted to stories at an early age. After failing to kick the...

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Nathan M Farrugia

Nathan M. Farrugia served in the Australian Army in infantry and reconnaissance, and studied film,...

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Nina D’Aleo

Nina D’Aleo wrote her first book at age seven (a fantasy adventure about a girl...

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Pam Scott

Born in Sydney and originally trained in pharmacy, Pam Scott later undertook further studies as...

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Paul Mann

Paul Mann started out as an office boy at The Evening Chronicle in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and...

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Phillipa Fioretti

Phillipa Fioretti is an author who has published two previous novels, The Book of Love...

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Rhian Cahill

Years of slavery to four young aliens and their sire failed to squash the love...

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Rhyll Biest

After graduating from uni with a doctorate in sociolinguistics, Rhyll Biest wandered the planet aimlessly...

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Rick Feneley

Rick Fenley was born in 1962 and raised at Bulli, about fifteen kilometres south of...

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Rob Hirst

Rob Hirst was born in Camden, New South Wales. As a founder member of the...

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Rob Redenbach

A former member of the Australian Defence Force, Rob Redenbach has managed a security company...

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Ros Baxter

Ros writes fresh, funny, genre-busting fiction. She digs feisty heroines, quirky families, and heroes to...

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Ros Baxter

Ros writes fresh, funny, genre-busting fiction. Her titles include Fish Out of Water and White...

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Russell McGilton

Russell McGilton is a writer and actor, performing in theatre shows around Melbourne for over...

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S E Gilchrist

S E can’t remember a time when she didn’t have a book in her hand....

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S.A. Gordon

S.A.Gordon is the author of Open Season and Paris Match, two novels about tennis players,...

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Samuel Richardson

Samuel Richardson (1689 1761) was an English writer and publisher known for his epistolary novels:...

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Sara Douglass

Sara Douglass was one of Australia’s leading fantasy writers. Author of the award-winning Axis Trilogy...

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Sara Henderson

Sara Jane Henderson (15 September 1936 29 April 2005) was an Australian pastoralist and author....

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SD Thorpe

SD Thorpe has fished for barramundi in northern Australia, edited a feminist punk magazine, lived...

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Sean Condon

Sean Condon is the author of six books in a variety of genres, including the...

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Shalini Akhil

Shalini Akhil is a writer/ humourist /nerd/mad crochet fan. Her first novel, The Bollywood Beauty...

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Shannon Curtis

Shannon Curtis has worked as an office admin manager, customer service rep, logistics supervisor, dangerous...

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Shona Husk

Shona Husk lives in Western Australia at the edge of the Indian Ocean. Blessed with...

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Simon Brown

Simon Brown has been writing for over thirty years. His novels and stories have been...

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Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott (1771 1832) was a Scottish novelist, playwright and poet who established an...

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Steve P. Vincent

Steve P. Vincent lives with his wife in a pokey apartment in Melbourne’s north-west, where...

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Stuart Diver

Stuart Diver still lives in idyllic Thredbo, where he works as an Executive Manager. Living...

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Terry Denton

Terry Denton is an Australian illustrator and author. The second youngest of five boys, he...

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Tony Moore

Tony Moore was born in South London in 1940 and evacuated to Cardiff two weeks...

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Tracey O’Hara

Tracey has been reading from a young age and loves a mix of action, adventure...

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Trent Jamieson

SF writer and Silent Motion Picture Actor, Trent Jamieson should be 109 years old, but...

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Wendy James

Wendy James was born in Sydney in 1966, and grew up in western New South...

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William Morris

William Morris (1834 -1896) was an English born Renaissance man, famed for his works of...

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Yevgeny Zamyatin

Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884 1937) was a Russian author best known for his science fiction and...

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