Yvette Walker

Yvette Walker is an Australian writer of Irish ancestry. Yvette has a BA (Honours) and a PhD from Curtin University. She was a writing fellow at Varuna, the Writers House, in 2009 and again in 2011. Her debut novel, Letters to the End of Love (UQP, 2013) won the 2014 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards […]

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Jessica Walton

Jessica Walton is a picture book author, teacher, parent, daughter of a trans parent, and proud queer, disabled woman. She wrote Introducing Teddy: A Gentle Story About Gender and Friendship to help explain gender identity in a simple, positive way to her kids. Introducing Teddy began as a Kickstarter project, but has now been published […]

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McKenzie Wark

Dr McKenzie Wark is an Australian born writer and scholar. He has employed experimental writing techniques in some of his works and has taught at both Eugene Lang College and the New School for Social Research.

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Dave Warner

Dave Warner is an author, musician and screenwriter. He has written none novels and six non-fiction books. His first novel, City of Light, won the Western Australian Premier’s Book Award for Fiction, and Before it Breaks (2015) the Ned Kelly Award for best Australian crime fiction. His novel Clear to the Horizon features the lead […]

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HM Waugh

HM Waugh is an environmental scientist, writer and educator with a long-term love of wild places and high mountains. This has led to icy feet and sunburnt cheeks in magical countries like New Zealand, Nepal, Bolivia and Switzerland. She has studied dolphins in New Zealand and rare plants in the Wheatbelt, and worked in mining […]

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David Whish-Wilson

David Whish-Wilson is the author of seven novels and three creative non-fiction books. He was born in Newcastle, New South Wales, but raised in Singapore, Victoria and Western Australia. He left Australia aged 18 to live for a decade in Europe, Africa and Asia, where he worked as a barman, actor, street seller, petty criminal, […]

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Mike Williams

Mike Williams was born in England in 1948 and came to Australia in 1963. He has had a variety of occupations including working in a bookshop in Perth. He lives with his partner, also a writer, her two sons, a housebound cat and a rotund spaniel. He writes poetry and prose when the mood is […]

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Anne-Louise Willoughby

Anne-Louise Willoughby worked as a journalist in a career that spanned thirty years in Western Australia, first training as a newspaper cadet in the 1970s before moving to magazine publishing with Australian Consolidated Press. As a freelance journalist, she was a feature writer for Australian newspapers and contributing WA editor to Belle Magazine. Anne-Louise has […]

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Edward Wilson (d.1912)

As well as being one of the explorers on Robert Falcon Scott’s South Pole exploration teams, Edward Wilson was a keen artist and naturalist. Watercolours of Wilson’s, from the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, are featured in A Tale For Our Generation.

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Thomas M. Wilson

Thomas M. Wilson has spent his life writing about the human relationship with our home: the natural world. He has a PhD in Literature and the Environment, and is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia. As well as being the author of The Recurrent Green Universe of John Fowles (Rodopi, 2006), […]

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Tim Winton

Tim Winton was born in Perth, Australia, in 1960. A four-time winner of the Miles Franklin Award and shortlisted twice for the Booker Prize, Winton is a bestselling author whose work has been adapted for the stage and screen and is widely translated.

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Richard Woldendorp, AM

Richard Woldendorp was born in Utrecht, Holland, in 1927. He has lived in Australia since 1951. He was named Australian Photographer of the Year for his landscape photography and now specialises in photographing the Australian landscape from the air which has led to extensive travels throughout the country. His photographs have been exhibited in Australia […]

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Dianne Wolfer

Dianne Wolfer is an award-winning author. Her book Lighthouse Girl served as inspiration for PIAF’s The Giants and was adapted into a stage production by Black Swan State Theatre Company. One of Dianne’s picture books, Photographs in the Mud (set along the Kokoda Track), was inspired by a wartime anecdote, has been used as an international peace […]

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Jacqueline Wright

Dr Jacqueline Wright worked for many years as a teacher and linguist in the Pilbara and Kimberley on Indigenous Australian Aboriginal language, interpreting and cultural programs. In 2000 she took on the regional literature position promoting and developing literary activities and improving opportunities for writers in the north-west of Western Australia. She has worked at […]

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Sue Wyatt

Sue Wyatt was born in Kalgoorlie in 1952. She studied graphic design at James Street Art School in Perth. Sue served three terms on the ATSIC Wongutha Regional Council has worked in primary and high schools and has nursed in Laverton.

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