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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.

  • 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 . . .

    • Evans, Gabriel

      • Artist
      • Author
      • Illustrator
      Audience:
      Primary age, Secondary age
      Format:
      Workshops
      Home state:
      Western Australia (WA)

      Gabriel is an illustrator of over fifteen books. He recently added author to his title with the new series Woodland Whiskers. Working in a diverse range of styles, he creates whimsical paintings for books and gallery artwork. talks and workshops Gabriel’s workshops are interactive and energetic. Students gain insight into the . . .

      Gabriel is an illustrator of over fifteen books. He recently added author to his title with the new series Woodland Whiskers. Working in a diverse range of styles, he creates whimsical paintings for books and gallery artwork. talks and workshops Gabriel’s workshops are interactive and energetic. Students gain insight into the . . .

    • Evans, Mark C

      • Author
      • Musician
      Audience:
      Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Pre-school age, Childcare, Tertiary age
      Format:
      Talks, Workshops, Presentations
      Home state:
      Western Australia (WA)

      Mark is an internationally published multi-award winning children’s author. He has also been a professional actor for the stage and screen. He has over 20 years experience in role-play training and performing in front of an audience. With a background in stand-up comedy Mark’s presentations are energetic and funny. Audience . . .

      Mark is an internationally published multi-award winning children’s author. He has also been a professional actor for the stage and screen. He has over 20 years experience in role-play training and performing in front of an audience. With a background in stand-up comedy Mark’s presentations are energetic and funny. Audience . . .

    • Falkner, Brian

      • Author
      Audience:
      Primary age
      Format:
      Talks, Presentations
      Home state:
      Queensland (QLD)

      Every year Brian visits a number of schools in New Zealand, Australia, the US and in other countries around the world. Brian’s best-selling titles include Brainjack, The Project, The Super Freak and The Tomorrow Code. His talk ‘The Life of Brian’ is a fun interactive session that introduces students to Brian and his books while encouraging . . .

      Every year Brian visits a number of schools in New Zealand, Australia, the US and in other countries around the world. Brian’s best-selling titles include Brainjack, The Project, The Super Freak and The Tomorrow Code. His talk ‘The Life of Brian’ is a fun interactive session that introduces students to Brian and his books while encouraging . . .

    • Faranda, Melaina

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

      Author, English teacher, and compulsive storyteller, Melaina Faranda has written 29 young adult and children’s books (published in Australia and internationally), worked in hundreds of schools, and has the almost supernatural ability of getting the most reading-averse kids to turn off their mobiles, totally engage and beg for her return. . . .

      Author, English teacher, and compulsive storyteller, Melaina Faranda has written 29 young adult and children’s books (published in Australia and internationally), worked in hundreds of schools, and has the almost supernatural ability of getting the most reading-averse kids to turn off their mobiles, totally engage and beg for her return. . . .

    • Favretto, Robert

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

      Robert is a Melbourne-based writer of junior fiction and picture books. While working as a primary school teacher, he began making up stories for his students and was inspired to become an author. His books focus on humour and wordplay – making reading enjoyable and rewarding for young readers. His . . .

      Robert is a Melbourne-based writer of junior fiction and picture books. While working as a primary school teacher, he began making up stories for his students and was inspired to become an author. His books focus on humour and wordplay – making reading enjoyable and rewarding for young readers. His . . .

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