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Alistair Pirie

Alistair Pirie grew up in Altona, Seaholme and Williamstown in the family home on the Esplanade at Seaholme. His father was a ships captain so there was always a close connection with the sea. He attended Altona State school , Seaholme and Williamstown ...

Amal Abou-Eid

Passionate educator Amal Abou-Eid is an Australian mother of two with a strong connection to her Lebanese heritage. Inspired by her faith, and her wish for people to live harmoniously and without fear, Amal has turned her hand to writing. Supported by her ...

Andy Griffiths

Andy Griffiths is one of Australia’s most popular children’s authors. He has written more than 25 books, including short stories, comic novels, nonsense verse, picture books, plays and a creative writing guide for students and teachers. Andy is best known ...

Angie Jorgen

Angie is a poet and has been writing since childhood. An Altona local, Angie began writing children's books whilst pregnant with her son and little Joe is now 5 months old with the stories originally written just for his eyes extending their reach to mar ...

C. R. Iliffe

Carly was born in a small town in Queensland known as Redcliffe in 1973, she spent most of her childhood traveling with her family up and down the east coast of Australia. Carly finally settled in Melbourne where she worked in the horse racing industry as ...

Claire Saxby

Claire Saxby writes fiction, non-fiction and poetry for children. She has published picture books and chapter books, short stories and articles. Her poetry appears in magazines, anthologies, on train walls and in museum resources. Claire lives in Melbourn ...

Daniel Corcoran

Originating from Perth in Western Australia but now based in Melbourne, Daniel continues a successful career as an author and illustrator. From a young age he’s enjoyed a lifelong passion for cartooning and continues to write and illustrate stories that ...

Denise Ogilvie

Denise Ogilvie is an Altona resident. From 1989 to 2014 Denise worked as a Librarian at Williamstown Library, and later Hobsons Bay Libraries. Denise enjoys writing short, fictionalised stories about growing up during the 1950's and 1960's. In her oth ...

Dmetri Kakmi

Dmetri Kakmi was born to Greek parents in Turkey. He is a writer and editor. For 15 years he worked as a senior editor at Penguin Books. His fictionalised memoir 'Mother Land' was shortlisted for the New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards in Australia; ...

Gillian M. Wadds

Gillian's most recent activity in the creative field has been as writer/director of “How Are Ya? - A Camperdown Cabaret”. Commissioned by the manager of the Commercial Hotel, Camperdown, the show played to full houses from September to December 2015. A li ...