Authors and Artists

Liane Shavian

Liane Shavian

In 1983 Liane Shavian moved from San Francisco to Albany in south-west Australia where she has been writing happily ever after. Her poems and short stories have been placed in various literary competitions nationally and have been published in Aus... Full profile

Ron Sims

Ron Sims

Ron Sims was born in Western Australia in 1947. As a young artist he joined the Australian Broadcasting Commission where he developed skills in sound-design and scripting for radio and television drama and, in 1976, pioneered stereo drama recordin... Full profile

Nonie Smart

Nonie Smart

Nonie Smart is a former english teacher who recorded interviews for the book Vu’s Taste for Life over many months and meals at Vu Do’s restaurant. Full profile

Helene Smith

Helene Smith

Helene Smith has raised a large family, worked, studied and travelled down amazing roads. Helene loves best to explore universal themes and familiar landscapes in a frame of exciting adventure stories for children and young teenagers. The setting ... Full profile

Sarah Spinks

Sarah Spinks

Sarah Spinks co-wrote Trumpet’s Kittens while still in Year 12 at St Hilda’s Anglican School for girls. Full profile

John Stringer

John Stringer

John Stringer was the Curator of the Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth, and had worked professionally in the visual arts, both in Australia and overseas, for more than 40 years, including Assistant Director, International Program, Museum of Modern Ar... Full profile