• Monique Mulligan

    • Author
    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults
    Format:
    Workshops, Presentations
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    Monique Mulligan is often found with a book in one hand and a bowl of popcorn in the other. She has two published picture books and is currently working on adult contemporary fiction. Monique has a background in early childhood and curriculum writing, as well as in journalism, editing and . . .

  • Lucy Wise

    • Composer
    • Musician
    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Secondary age, Adults, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Workshops
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Singer-songwriter Lucy Wise has delighted audiences across Australia, New Zealand and the UK with her masterful storytelling, intricate ukulele and guitar playing and soulful voice. Drawing inspiration from her background in Appalachian and Celtic folk music, Lucy’s songs traverse the landscapes of memory, travel, and human relationships to place. Lucy . . .

  • Coral Vass

    • Author
    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Primary age, Pre-school age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Coral is a childrens’ author with a passion for storytelling. She had her first children’s picture book published in 2011. With bestsellers under her belt, her titles include The Great Bird Poo War, Goodnight Possum, Good Morning Possum, and The Hottest Dingo. Known as a writer of amusing rhyming text, Coral is an engaging and . . .

  • Julie Perrin

    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Julie Perrin has 20 years experience as an oral storyteller and arts educator. Recently she has performed traditional tales for Melbourne Writers Festival Schools Program and offered professional development for the Australian Literacy Educators’ Association. Her stories bring delight, wonder and laughter to her listeners. Julie is the winner of the 2011 Pat . . .

  • Jackie Kerin

    • Author
    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks, Presentations
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)
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    Jackie is primarily recognised as a storyteller working in the oral tradition. Visiting schools, kindergartens, folk and literary festivals and cultural institutions, she has awakened in thousands of children and adults the joy of spoken stories. Jackie was the recipient of the Pat Glover Memorial Storytelling Award at the Port . . .

  • Sally Odgers

    • Author
    • Motivational speaker
    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Teachers, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations, Professional development
    Home state:
    Tasmania (TAS)
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    Sally’s first story was published in 1970, in the School Magazine. Since then, she has written just about everything from picture books to SF and fantasy. With her husband, Sally co-authors the popular Jack Russell: Dog Detective and Pet Vet series. Sally did her first author talk at the age of seventeen, with no preparation . . .

  • Karen Tyrrell

    • Author
    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    Queensland (QLD)
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    Karen presents interactive pantomimes in costume, motivational talks and engaging writing workshops, empowering kids to live STRONG. As a survivor of workplace bullying, she’s now a champion of bully prevention, resilience strategies, self-care and coping skills. Karen has presented at the Brisbane Convention Centre, teacher’s conferences, schools, libraries, festivals and . . .

  • Aleesah Darlison

    • Author
    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Pre-school age, Childcare
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations, Professional development
    Home state:
    Queensland (QLD)
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    Aleesah Darlison is an internationally published, award-winning author. She has written forty-five books for children including picture books, chapter books, novels and series. Aleesah has won or been shortlisted for numerous awards including the Environment Award for Children’s Literature, the CBCA Eve Pownall Award and the Speech Pathology Book of . . .

  • T.M. Clark

    • Author
    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Pre-school age, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    Queensland (QLD)
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    Zimbabwean born, T.M. Clark combines her passion for storytelling, different cultures and wildlife with her love for the wilder places, across both children’s and adult writing. Her books include My Brother-But-One (nominated Queensland Literary award 2014) and her picture book, Slowly! Slowly! a Children’s Book Council Notable Book, 2018. Tina . . .

  • Lewis Morley

    • Animator
    • Artist
    • Graphic novelist
    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Secondary age, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    New South Wales (NSW)
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    Lewis lectures on design and character creation for tertiary and high school students.