Contributors

Denise Ogilvie

From 1989 to 2014 Denise Ogilvie worked as a Librarian at Williamstown Library, and later Hobsons Bay Libraries. Denise enjoys writing...

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Jackie Benney

Jackie lives in south-west Sydney and has been teaching in the secondary education system as a visual arts teacher and learning support...

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Eleanor Limprecht

Eleanor Limprecht is the author of three novels: The Passengers (2018), Long Bay and What Was Left, which was shortlisted for the 2014...

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Belinda Lyons-Lee

Belinda Lyons-Lee is an emerging MG, YA and adult author of fiction inspired by 19th century history. She is also partial to adding magic,...

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Lauren Chater

Lauren Chater writes historical fiction with a particular focus on women’s stories. After working in the media sector for many years, she...

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Fiona Lynch

Fiona Lynch has had poems published in Ireland and Australia, and has been short-listed in national and international poetry...

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Diane Murray

Diane Murray is an interior architect, writer and poet. She was awarded her PhD from Swinburne University on the subject of Marion Leathem...

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Glenice Whitting

Glenice Whitting was born in Melbourne Australia during the Second World War. At the age of fifty, returning to study as a mature age...

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Jonathan Greenwood

Jonathan Greenwood is 20 years old and has been constantly writing since the age of five. “I’ve always been fascinated by words and how...

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Kenneth Pobo

Kenneth Pobo has a new book out from Circling Rivers called Loplop in a Red City. His work has appeared in: Colorado Review, Mudfish,...

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Nathanael O’Reilly

Nathanael O’Reilly was born and raised in Australia. He has travelled on five continents and spent extended periods in England, Ireland,...

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Eleanor Hooker

Eleanor Hooker’s second collection, A Tug of Blue (Dedalus Press) was published in October 2016. Her first, The Shadow Owner’s...

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Jordan King-LaCroix

Jordan King-LaCroix has Master of Creative Writing from the University of Sydney. His first play, The Catastrophists, was presented at the...

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Geoff Budden

Geoff Budden lives in St John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada, where he practices law. He is the father of two teenage...

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Tess Barry

Tess Barry was shortlisted for the 2015 Manchester Poetry Prize (UK). Twice a finalist for North American Review’s James Hearst Poetry...

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Michael D. Higgins, Uachtarán Na h-Éireann, President of Ireland

On November 2011, Michael D. Higgins was inaugurated as the ninth President of Ireland. A passionate political voice, a poet and writer,...

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Errol Bishop

A Queenslander (born 1946) he was educated in Toowoomba. For some years he worked as a printer in various locations in Queensland, New...

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Sophie Myers

Sophie Myers is a Masters of Writing student at Swinburne based in Brisbane. Her dream is to own a library large enough to justify a...

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Marnie Reid

Marnie Reid is an Associate Editor for Backstory journal and is in her last year of a Professional Writing and Editing course at...

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Anne Casey

Anne Casey is Co-Editor of Other Terrain and Backstory journals. Originally from the west of Ireland, she is a writer living in Sydney....

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Bill Cotter

Bill Cotter has been writing short stories and poetry for forty years, He has won a number of literary awards, including the poetry prize...

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Judy Rigby

Judy Rigby completed the Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing at the CAE in 2014 and is working on a number of fiction pieces...

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Amanda Pearson

Amanda (Pand) Pearson should complete her Masters of Arts in Writing at Swinburne in 2017. She holds a Diploma of Professional Writing and...

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Louise Hopewell

Louise is an Australian writer, poet and songwriter. Louise suffers from itchy feet and has lived and worked in Thailand, Japan and a...

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Chris Childs

Chris has a passion for writing 19th century Australian history. A BA in Psychology and MA in Biography & Life Writing have influenced...

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Janice Simpson

Janice Simpson is a part-time PhD candidate at RMIT University in the School of Media and Communication, who has completed her Confirmation...

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Professor Josie Arnold

Dr. Josie Arnold is Professor of Writing. She developed the MA(Writing) online course and the PhD by Artefact & Exegesis for creative...

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Dr Jacqueline Ross

Dr Jacqueline Ross is a widely published author of fiction and non-fiction. She has written for both children and adults. Jacqueline is...

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Clare Millar

Clare Millar studies creative writing / literature and professional writing / editing at Swinburne University. She’s part of the...

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Margaret Marchant

Margaret Marchant lives in Adelaide, South Australia and is currently studying for Masters of Arts (Writing) at Swinburne University. When...

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