Caroline Overington is a two-time Walkley Award winner and author of eleven books. She has profiled many of the world’s most famous women, including Oprah Winfrey and Hillary Clinton.
Mandy Sayer is an award-winning novelist and non-fiction writer. Her latest book is the non-fiction Australian Gypsies: Their Secret History.
Paul Collis is a Barkindji man, born in Bourke. Dancing Home is his first novel and won the national 2016 David Unaipon Award for a previously unpublished Indigenous writer.
Ryan O’Neill is the author of The Weight of a Human Heart and Their Brilliant Careers. Their Brilliant Careers won a Prime Minister’s Literary Award.
Jessie Cole has written the critically acclaimed novels Darkness on the Edge of Town and Deeper Water. Her memoir Staying has been described by Tim Winton as ‘luminous’.
Andrew P Street is a journalist, editor, columnist and failed indie rock star. His latest book is The Long and Winding Way to the Top, a story of Australian music.
Kate Wild is an investigative journalist whose work has garnered three Walkley Awards. Her book is the compassionate and clear-eyed Waiting for Elijah.
Laura Elizabeth Woollett is the author of short-story collection The Love of a Bad Man — shortlisted for multiple awards. Her new novel is Beautiful Revolutionary.
Kate and Jol Temple write silly books for kids. They live in Sydney with their human sons and a dog that thinks it's a raccoon.