Paula Weston is the author of the much-loved The Rephaim series (Shadows, Haze, Shimmer and Burn) and the stand-alone speculative thriller, The Undercurrent. The Undercurrent was the Sydney Morning Herald’s Pick of the Week and included in the Adelaide Advertiser’s Favourite Books of the Year, and has been longlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year: Older Readers, and shortlisted for the Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel.
Kristina Schulz is the Children’s Publisher at the University of Queensland Press (UQP). UQP publishes a range of literary books, from literary fiction and non-fiction, to poetry, Indigenous writing and children’s books. Kristina has worked in various roles in publishing in Sydney, New York and London since 1999 and with authors such as Belinda Jeffrey, Nick Earls, Damon Young, Peter Carnavas, Rebecca Sparrow, Pat Flynn, Katherine Battersby and James Roy. She joined UQP in 2008.