David Metzenthen

David Metzenthen

My view of the world when I was young was that it was a place of adventure. This remains true. I write because I imagine, hear or see things that I feel someone could benefit from me writing about them. Egotistical and irrational, of course, but that’s the fiction writer’s curse.

Tim Gurry

Tim Gurry

Working out ways to share resources and acknowledge the contributions of peers and competitors are all important strategies for the future success of publishing in its myriad formats.

Anita Heiss

Anita Heiss

I want to create resources that encourage young Aboriginal people to read. I think it’s important Aboriginal people today can see themselves in the Australian literary landscape.

John Wolseley [Photo © Bryan Sun]

John Wolseley

I keep creating because I have this passion to reveal the power and beauty of nature.

Photo by Bryan Sun

Criss Canning [Photo © Bryan Sun]

Criss Canning

Artists in general go through many tough and challenging years, refining and developing their art, making it their own. It should not be treated as ‘easy prey’ for others to profit from. It should be respected.

Photo by Bryan Sun

Image Credit: Photo by Sincerely Media.

Image Credit: Header created using images by Shutterstock; Sonali Marathe, courtesy of the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children.

Image Credit: Header created using stock images by Shutterstock and Unsplash; Karen Wyld, winner of the 2020 Dorothy Hewett Award for an Unpublished Manuscript (left) pictured with Terri-ann White, Director of UWA Publishing (right). Photography by Eleanor Hurt (Publishing Officer, UWAP).

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