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Creative Net represents over 170 authors and illustrators across Australia.

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  • Connell, Michael

    • Motivational speaker
    Audience:
    Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks, Presentations
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)

    Michael began his comedy career after winning a comedy competition in high school. Since then he has appeared on TV shows such as Australia’s Got Talent, given countless high school motivational talks, and performed in all of Australia’s best comedy clubs. Michael Connell explains how his high school education helped him . . .

    Michael began his comedy career after winning a comedy competition in high school. Since then he has appeared on TV shows such as Australia’s Got Talent, given countless high school motivational talks, and performed in all of Australia’s best comedy clubs. Michael Connell explains how his high school education helped him . . .

  • Cormick, Craig

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

    Craig Cormick is a multi-award winning author of over 20 works of fiction and non-fiction, for many different age groups. He has travelled widely, including to Antarctica, and has a love of history and humour. He has taught writing at university and in schools and his books include Time Vandals, Valdur the . . .

    Craig Cormick is a multi-award winning author of over 20 works of fiction and non-fiction, for many different age groups. He has travelled widely, including to Antarctica, and has a love of history and humour. He has taught writing at university and in schools and his books include Time Vandals, Valdur the . . .

  • Costain, Meredith

    • Author
    • Poet
    Audience:
    Primary age, Adults
    Format:
    Workshops
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)

    Meredith Costain is a versatile writer whose work ranges from picture books through to novels, poetry and narrative non-fiction. Her books include CBCA Honour Book Doodledum Dancing, My First Day at School, Disaster Chef, A Year in Girl Hell, and novelisations of the TV show Dance Academy.

    Meredith Costain is a versatile writer whose work ranges from picture books through to novels, poetry and narrative non-fiction. Her books include CBCA Honour Book Doodledum Dancing, My First Day at School, Disaster Chef, A Year in Girl Hell, and novelisations of the TV show Dance Academy.

  • Craven, Emily

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

    Emily is an author of fantasy and YA fiction. Her latest novel, The Grand Adventures of Madeline Cain, is set in Facebook. She’s the Digital Producer at If:Book Australia and has run workshops for adults and teens on marketing, ebooks and creating transmedia events for the ASA (Australian Society of Authors), the World Fantasy Convention and the National . . .

    Emily is an author of fantasy and YA fiction. Her latest novel, The Grand Adventures of Madeline Cain, is set in Facebook. She’s the Digital Producer at If:Book Australia and has run workshops for adults and teens on marketing, ebooks and creating transmedia events for the ASA (Australian Society of Authors), the World Fantasy Convention and the National . . .

  • 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, 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, at . . .

    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, 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, at . . .

  • 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 Hi5. 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 Hi5. 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 . . .

  • 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 50 books for children and young adults. His 12-book Extreme Adventure series has been translated into 7 languages and made into a popular TV series. His YA novel Pool, was shortlisted in the Victorian Premier’s Awards. He . . .

    Justin was born in New Zealand and has lived in Australia since 1971. He has written 50 books for children and young adults. His 12-book Extreme Adventure series has been translated into 7 languages and made into a popular TV series. His YA novel Pool, was shortlisted in the Victorian Premier’s Awards. He . . .

  • 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 . . .

  • Davey, Julie

    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Adults, Teachers, Parents
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)

    Julie is a best-selling author and illustrator of positive attitude resources for children. She is also the CEO of the Attitude Books Foundation Inc. As a former nurse she knows that of course prevention is better than cure, and loves to show people innovative ways to reduce anxiety and build resilience . . .

    Julie is a best-selling author and illustrator of positive attitude resources for children. She is also the CEO of the Attitude Books Foundation Inc. As a former nurse she knows that of course prevention is better than cure, and loves to show people innovative ways to reduce anxiety and build resilience . . .

  • 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.