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Creative Net represents over 170 authors and illustrators across Australia.

Browse the creatives we represent by A-Z, search by keyword or creative name, or use the advanced filters to narrow down your criteria and find your perfect presenter. If you would like to view a list of every creative we represent by home state, visit our All creatives by state page.

  • Crew, Professor Gary

    • Author
    Audience:
    Adults, Teachers
    Format:
    Talks, Professional development
    Home state:
    Queensland (QLD)

    Dr Gary Crew is one of Australia’s most awarded authors for youth, winning the Australian Children’s Book of the Year four times: twice for his novels, and twice for his illustrated books. Gary has previously published Finding Home, In the Beech Forest and Voicing the Dead with Ford Street. He is Associate Professor, Creative Writing, . . .

    Dr Gary Crew is one of Australia’s most awarded authors for youth, winning the Australian Children’s Book of the Year four times: twice for his novels, and twice for his illustrated books. Gary has previously published Finding Home, In the Beech Forest and Voicing the Dead with Ford Street. He is Associate Professor, Creative Writing, . . .

  • Croasdale, Laurine

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    New South Wales (NSW)

    Laurine Croasdale has published over 15 fiction and non-fiction titles and written TV scripts for Hi-5. Her popular books, Surf School and Surf Sisters, celebrate the strong bonds of friendship between four girls with the ever-popular surf culture as a backdrop. Her most recent release, iHarry (Aussie Chomps), is a humorous take on our obsession . . .

    Laurine Croasdale has published over 15 fiction and non-fiction titles and written TV scripts for Hi-5. Her popular books, Surf School and Surf Sisters, celebrate the strong bonds of friendship between four girls with the ever-popular surf culture as a backdrop. Her most recent release, iHarry (Aussie Chomps), is a humorous take on our obsession . . .

  • Crowley, Cath

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Professional development
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)

    Cath Crowley is an award-winning author of young adult fiction. Her novels include The Gracie Faltrain trilogy, Chasing Charlie Duskin, Graffiti Moon, Words in Deep Blue and Take Three Girls (co-written with Fiona Wood and Simmone Howell). talks and workshops Cath has taught creative writing across Australia and overseas and . . .

    Cath Crowley is an award-winning author of young adult fiction. Her novels include The Gracie Faltrain trilogy, Chasing Charlie Duskin, Graffiti Moon, Words in Deep Blue and Take Three Girls (co-written with Fiona Wood and Simmone Howell). talks and workshops Cath has taught creative writing across Australia and overseas and . . .

  • D'Ath, Justin

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)

    Justin was born in New Zealand and has lived in Australia since 1971. He has written over 50 books for children and young adults. His 12-book Extreme Adventure series has been translated into seven languages and made into a popular TV series. His YA novel Pool, was shortlisted in the Victorian Premier’s Awards. . . .

    Justin was born in New Zealand and has lived in Australia since 1971. He has written over 50 books for children and young adults. His 12-book Extreme Adventure series has been translated into seven languages and made into a popular TV series. His YA novel Pool, was shortlisted in the Victorian Premier’s Awards. . . .

  • Darlison, Aleesah

    • Author
    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Pre-school age, Childcare
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations, Professional development
    Home state:
    Queensland (QLD)

    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 . . .

    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 . . .

  • de Pierres, Marianne

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks
    Home state:
    Queensland (QLD)

    Marianne writes crime, science fiction and dark fantasy, and has been public speaking for fifteen years in classrooms, at conventions and expos.

    Marianne writes crime, science fiction and dark fantasy, and has been public speaking for fifteen years in classrooms, at conventions and expos.

  • Devine, Ruth

      Audience:
      Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Teachers, Parents
      Home state:
      New South Wales (NSW)

      Ruth is a journalist, editor and author of the six-book, middle grade adventure series The Chronicles of Jack McCool that feature a quirky, brave and accident-prone hero with ADHD.

      Ruth is a journalist, editor and author of the six-book, middle grade adventure series The Chronicles of Jack McCool that feature a quirky, brave and accident-prone hero with ADHD.

    • Donaghey, Georgie

      • Author
      Audience:
      Primary age, Adults
      Format:
      Workshops, Presentations
      Home state:
      New South Wales (NSW)

      Georgie’s involvement with the children’s writing industry is extensive as a past President of the CBCA Sutherland Branch and founder of Creative Kids Tales, an industry-recognised website designed to assist Australian children’s authors both emerging and established. She even took her love of writing to the airwaves with The Author’s . . .

      Georgie’s involvement with the children’s writing industry is extensive as a past President of the CBCA Sutherland Branch and founder of Creative Kids Tales, an industry-recognised website designed to assist Australian children’s authors both emerging and established. She even took her love of writing to the airwaves with The Author’s . . .

    • Dunleavy, Houston

      • Composer
      • Musician
      Audience:
      Secondary age, Adults
      Format:
      Workshops, Professional development
      Home state:
      Victoria (VIC)

      Houston Dunleavy is a composer, conductor and educator. He has been Adjunct Fellow at the Australian National University, Musical Director of the Sydney Male Choir, Head of Composition and Production at the Australian Institute of Music and Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of School at The University of Wollongong. He . . .

      Houston Dunleavy is a composer, conductor and educator. He has been Adjunct Fellow at the Australian National University, Musical Director of the Sydney Male Choir, Head of Composition and Production at the Australian Institute of Music and Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of School at The University of Wollongong. He . . .

    • Edwards, Hazel

      • Author
      Audience:
      Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Pre-school age, Childcare, Tertiary age
      Format:
      Talks, Workshops, Presentations, Professional development
      Home state:
      Victoria (VIC)

      Hazel has written over 200 books, but is perhaps most famous for her children’s picture book, There’s a Hippo on our Roof Eating Cake.  Hazel writes fiction and fact. She has recently co-authored Trail Magic and Walking 2184 Miles on the Appalachian Trail with her son. Other adventurous novels include Antarctica’s Frozen Chosen and Outback Ferals. Samples of Hazel’s . . .

      Hazel has written over 200 books, but is perhaps most famous for her children’s picture book, There’s a Hippo on our Roof Eating Cake.  Hazel writes fiction and fact. She has recently co-authored Trail Magic and Walking 2184 Miles on the Appalachian Trail with her son. Other adventurous novels include Antarctica’s Frozen Chosen and Outback Ferals. Samples of Hazel’s . . .

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