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Canberra author highlights creatures of the Ice Age

Local author Bronwyn Saunders shines the light on one an overlooked Ancient Australian creatures in Diprotodon: A Megafauna Journey.

Canberra author celebrates first day of school in new book

Canberra author Rhiân Williams captures the milestone of the first day of school in the picture book Surprise at the End of Onkaparinga Lane.

Canberra author inspires young readers to follow their dreams

Young Canberra author, Lochana Radaliyagoda, wants to ensure that no children lose their spark with her picture book, Feel the Flame.

Take 5 with Abra Pressler

Local Canberra author Abra Pressler writes about love, sport and inclusivity – and her newest book, Love and Other Scores, is no different.

Canberra region author tells of robots and AI in new kids’ book

Gaz Anson explores the world of AI and how it could be misused in his new fun fast paced children’s book, Stop! Robot!

Canberra author spins tale of history, exile and forbidden love

Canberra author Robyn Cadwallader marries lovers ordered apart, times gone by and tyrannical laws in her new novel The Fire and the Rose.

Canberra author tells of bunyips and stars in debut children’s book

The traditional and the new come together in the new book from Canberra preschool teacher Adam Duncan and illustrated by Paul Lalo, Bunyip and the Stars

Canberra author aspires to spark climate hope for young readers

Cate Whittle wrote her newest youth novel Starberries and Kee to combat negative coverage of climate change and inspire hope in young minds.

Canberra author tackles tough issues in ‘Fragments’

From the stage to pages and screens, Fragments by Canberra author Maura Pierlot explores the issues faced by youth today.

Canberra creatives revisit warmth of childhood in ‘Cloudspotting’

Many moments from childhood follow us through life, evoked by a familiar place, smell or feeling, and transporting us back to that treasured time. For Canberra author Samantha Tidy, moments spent on the ocean with her father have always held a special place in her heart; moments she has captured in her newest children’s book, 'Cloudspotting'.

Magpies mark 20 years on from Canberra firestorm

The Canberra community was impacted when fires tore through the region 20 years ago, homes were destroyed, lives were lost, and people remain affected to this day.

‘Sorry, gone nature journalling’: a guide-to with Fiona Boxall

Have you ever heard of nature journalling? One part meditation, one part citizen science, it’s a pastime that fosters curiosity. According to local woman Fiona Boxall, it may also be a means of...

Canberra-based poet explores place, space, and magpies

Kimberly K. Williams began writing her third book, Still Lives, before leaving her home in the USA and moving to Canberra. Created over a three-year period, the collection of poems explores themes of space, place, and is speckled with influences of Australian birdlife.

Canberra authors crowned jewels of historical romance

Two Canberra authors have been recognised for their work in Regency literature at the recent Romantic Book of the Year (RuBY) awards. Samara Parish and Charlotte Anne have been announced as winner and runner up in the historical romance category at the recent gala dinner hosted by Romance Writers of Australia.

Canberra comic wins third international award

Big Tim Stiles can still remember the day he fell in love with comics; it was back in 1989 at a corner shop near his grandmother’s house. From the stand he saw Captain America, picked it up along with a Silver Surfer comic and never looked back.

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