Authors and Artists

Dennis Haskell

Dennis Haskell

Dennis Haskell is Professor of English and Cultural Studies at the University of Western Australia and a poet whose work has been published nationally and internationally. He has also been Chair of the Literature Board of the Australia Council for... Full profile

Alexandra Hasluck

Alexandra Hasluck

Born in 1908 in Perth, Western Australia, Alexandra Hasluck was a fifth generation Australian and a graduate of The University of Western Australia. A social historian and a full-time writer, she was created a Dame of the Order of Australia for he... Full profile

Steve Hawke

Steve Hawke

Steve Hawke’s play, Jandamarra, was a highlight of the 2008 Festival of Perth. After growing up in Melbourne, he took off while still a teenager for the north of Australia, and finished up in the Kimberley. He lived there for almost fifteen ... Full profile

Cate Haynes

Cate Haynes

Cate Haynes grew up in Western Australia, the third of four children. She studied many things including teaching, literature, radio presentation, oil painting and creative writing. She is married with a son and a daughter and lives on a small prop... Full profile

Michael Heald

Michael Heald

Michael Heald was born in Grimsby, England, in 1959, and emigrated to Perth, Western Australia, with his family in 1972. He graduated from The University of Western Australia with an Arts degree and worked in teaching and as a squash professional ... Full profile

Bill Henson

Bill Henson

Bill Henson is a leading Australian contemporary artist. His first solo exhibition was held at the National Gallery of Victoria in 1975 and he has since exhibited extensively in Australia and overseas. In 1995 he was Australia’s representative at ... Full profile

Carina Hoang

Carina Hoang

At the age of 16 Carina Hoang left Vietnam with two younger siblings and four hundred strangers in a frail wooden boat and set off across the South China Sea. They survived the harrowing journey and the extreme challenges that followed in a primit... Full profile

Nathan Hobby

Nathan Hobby

Nathan Hobby was born in 1981 and grew up in country Western Australia. He spent his teens writing bad science fiction and started The Fur a few days after finishing high school. In 1999 he moved to the city to study, starting a Law Degree before ... Full profile

Jeanette Hoorn

Jeanette Hoorn

Dr Jeanette Hoorn is Associate Professor in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. She has published widely in Australian and Pacific art and film. She prepared an exhibition on Charles Darwin in Australia for the ... Full profile

Robert (Bob) Hunter

Robert (Bob) Hunter

Hunter was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1941 and died in 2005. Hunter was a journalist, storyteller, activist and public relations guru for the international environmental movement. His self termed ‘media mind bombs’ aimed at saving t... Full profile