Snapshot 2014: Sean Wright

Sean Wright was born in the town of Nhulunbuy in Arnhem Land, though most of his life has been spent in Alice Springs. A graduate of NTU he has spent his adult working life as a security guard, a martial arts instructor, a trainer in an international gaming company, a teacher librarian and as a […]

Snapshot 2014: Gillian Polack

Dr Gillian Polack is a historian, writer, critic, writer and general nuisance. Gillian has two published novels (Ms Cellophane/Life through Cellophane was a Ditmar finalist) and a third — Langue[dot]doc 1305 — out soon. She has also published over 15 short stories and two cookbooks. She edited two anthologies (Baggage was a Ditmar finalist). One […]

Snapshot 2014: Kaaron Warren

Bram Stoker Nominee and Shirley Jackson Award winner Kaaron Warren has lived in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Fiji. She’s sold many short stories, three novels (the multi-award-winning Slights, Walking the Tree and Mistification) and four short story collections. Through Splintered Walls, won a Canberra Critic’s Circle Award for Fiction, an ACT Writers’ and Publisher’s Award, two Ditmar Awards, two Australian […]

Snapshot 2014: Shaun Tan

Shaun Tan grew up in Perth, Western Australia and currently works as an artist, writer and film-maker in Melbourne. He began creating images for science fiction stories in small-press magazines as a teenager, and has since become best known for illustrated books that deal with social, political and historical subjects through dream-like imagery. The Rabbits, […]