Authors / Illustrators

The Literature Centre proudly works with, or exhibits literature created by, these talented Authors and Illustrators.

Catherine Bateson

Author

Catherine Bateson can’t remember a time when she didn’t want to be a writer. She grew up in a family of writers. ...

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Michael Gerard Bauer

Author

Michael Gerard Bauer is an in-demand speaker and a popular writer for children and young adults. His books have been shortlisted, won numerous awards...

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AJ Betts

Author

Amanda Betts is a Perth-based author who has taught in schools for over 16 years.  She is a fantastic public speaker, conducting engaging...

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Freya Blackwood

Author/Illustrator

Freya Blackwood is a rising star in the international world of children’s books. She was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and grew up in Orange in...

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Ron Brooks

Author/Illustrator

Ron Brooks is one of Australia’s best-known illustrators. Born in New South Wales in 1948, Ron spent most of his childhood in Gippsland,...

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JC Burke

Author

JC (Jane) Burke was born in Sydney in 1965, the fourth of five sisters.  With writers for parents, she grew up in a world of...

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