Authors and Artists

Kate Lance

Kate Lance

Kate Lance grew up on Lake Macquarie near Newcastle, NSW, and has lived in Wales, Holland and England. Apart from writing and computing she reads obsessively, does yoga and occasionally some gardening. Full profile

Carly Lane

Carly Lane

Carly Lane is a Kalkadoon and would like to acknowledge Nyoongar people as the Traditional Owners of the South-West. Carly is the Curator of Indigenous Art at the Art Gallery of Western Australia and has undertaken research on Aboriginal art for h... Full profile

Justin Langer

Justin Langer

Justin Langer represented Australia in cricket from 1993 to 2007, playing 105 Test matches and scoring 7696 runs and 23 centuries. ‘I love writing. I get to put down my thoughts on paper — it’s a nice way to pass on knowledge and... Full profile

Andrew Lansdown

Andrew Lansdown

Andrew is an award-winning Australian writer, whose poems and stories have been published in numerous magazines and newspapers and represented in over seventy anthologies. His published books include ten collections of poetry, two collections of s... Full profile

Julia Lawrinson

Julia Lawrinson

Julia Lawrinson grew up in the outer suburbs of Perth and left school at age fifteen, but completed a PhD in writing in 2004. She has held a variety of jobs, from checkout chick to roadhouse attendant to speechwriter for the Western Australian Dep... Full profile

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee is a senior lecturer in English in the Department of Humanities and International studies at the University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba. He has published many articles on Australian literary culture, postcolonial identity and... Full profile

Mike Lefroy

Mike Lefroy

Mike Lefroy is a fifth generation Western Australian with a passion for history, in particular the history of his hometown of Fremantle. He worked in the local high school then moved to the HM Bark Endeavour Project in 1988 as the Education Office... Full profile

Joy Lefroy

Joy Lefroy

Joy Lefroy is passionate about our local stories. When she discovered West Australia last century, she found there were many stories to rival the ones she’d grown up with in the UK – and many myths too. Full profile

William J. Lines

William J. Lines

Born and educated in Western Australia, Bill Lines travelled the world, converted a Quaker chapel in Wales into a house and farm steaded in Vermont, USA, before he started writing about people and nature in Australia. Full profile

André Lipscombe

André Lipscombe

André Lipscombe has worked with artists, visual arts organisations, and community arts and collections in regional and metropolitan settings. He is an experienced educator, exhibition coordinator and project manager. André has also worked as Curat... Full profile

John Long

John Long

Dr John Long is a paleontologist whose lengthy career has included positions in numerous universities and museums across Australia and America, including Head of Sciences at Museum Victoria. His research expeditions have taken him to Australia, An... Full profile

Pat Lowe

Pat Lowe

Pat Lowe was born in England and migrated to Australia in 1972. After a few years teaching in France and East Africa, Pat studied psychology and worked in prisons for over 30 years. Pat lived in the Great Sandy Desert for several years with her lo... Full profile

Tanja Luckins

Tanja Luckins

Dr Tanja Luckins is a Melbourne historian and author who specialises in Australian Cultural History. She has worked for a number of universities including Deakin, La Trobe and the University of Melbourne, and has received funding from the Australi... Full profile