Josephine Taylor

Josephine Taylor is a writer and freelance editor who lives on the coast north of Perth, Western Australia. She is an associate editor at Westerly Magazine and an adjunct senior lecturer in Writing at Edith Cowan University. Josephine teaches, facilitates and judges in literary fiction and creative non-fiction. Her personal essays and fiction have been […]

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Barbara Temperton

Barbara Temperton is an award-winning Western Australian writer. Her poetry and prose fiction is inspired by the landscapes and stories of the numerous places/spaces she has encountered. She is the author of Southern Edge: Three Stories in Verse (Fremantle Press, 2009) and Going Feral (Fremantle Press, 2002), winner of the Western Australian Premier’s Book Award […]

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Michael Thompson

Michael has drawn pictures for as long as he can remember. His Grade 2 teacher showed him how to make a picture book and he has been thinking about them (and collecting them) on and off ever since. His parents still have his first book, How the Rabbit got its Long Ears, hidden away somewhere […]

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Alexander Thorpe

Alexander Thorpe is from Fremantle, Western Australia. He has written advertising copy for pool cleaners and concrete supply companies, taught English in Joseph Stalin’s hometown and almost managed to read half of James Joyce’s Ulysses twice (which is more or less the same as having almost managed to read the whole book). Alex has written […]

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Helen Thurloe

Helen Thurloe is a Sydney-based writer and poet whose essays and poetry have been widely published, several of which explore the influence of her Hungarian heritage. She is the author of a YA novel, Promising Azra (Allen & Unwin, 2016).

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Zoe Thurner

Zoe Thurner lives and works in Western Australia. She has worked as a teacher of high school drama, written several play scripts for youth theatre, professional development and primary arts, and was commissioned by Greening Australia WA to write scripts for their primary school education package ‘Envirokids’.

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Melinda Tognini

Melinda Tognini has always been a scribbler of stories, and cannot imagine a life without words. But she has also worked as a pharmacy assistant, youth worker, chaplain and teacher. She completed a Master of Arts in writing and her feature articles, travel writing and personal essays have appeared in magazines and anthologies in Australia and […]

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Dianne Touchell

Dianne Touchell is a middle child who feared Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy – and any other stranger who threatened to break into the house at night. She has worked, amongst other things, as a nightclub singer, a fish and chip shop counter girl (not with Pauline Hanson) and a bookseller. Dianne […]

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Sandy Toussaint

Sandy Toussaint is an anthropologist and author who has worked in and written about the Kimberley for almost thirty years. Her publications include Phyllis Kaberry and Me: Anthropology, History and Aboriginal Australia (Melbourne University Press), Crossing Boundaries: Cultural, Legal, Practical and Historical Issues in Native Title (edited collection, Melbourne University Press), and The Cultural Politics […]

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Jaylon Tucker

Jaylon Tucker identifies as a Wongi-Noongar. He was born on Wadjuk Noongar country and via his father he belongs to the Ngullundharra and Walyan Aboriginal people of the north-east WA goldfields. His story, Lucky Thamu, is based on his time exploring the bush with his real-life Thamu.

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