Shannon Molloy is a critically acclaimed, best-selling author and an award-winning journalist. He has worked in some of the country's biggest newsrooms, covering everything from breaking news and politics to entertainment and property. His debut memoir Fourteen was longlisted for an ABIA Award, one of Booktopia's Best of 2020 titles, an Audible Top 20 audiobook, and one of Good Reading's Best of 2020 picks. It was turned into a sell-out hit stage production and is now being adapted for the screen. His second book You Made Me This Way has been declared a "genre-defying feat of storytelling". He lives in Sydney with his husband Rob, their daughter Ava, Ella the cat, and Bard the dog.
Eve Vincent is chair of Anthropology in the Macquarie School of Social Sciences. She is the author of Against Native Title: Conflict and Creativity in Outback Australia. Her writing has appeared in Sydney Review of Books, Griffith Review, Meanjin, Overland and Inside Story. Her new book is Who Cares? Life on Welfare in Australia.
Ianto Ware is a writer, former zine publisher, and the author of two books; Twenty-One Nights in July: a Personal History of the Tour de France (2014), and Mother and I: The History of a Wilful Family (2021), both available through Hunter Publishers. He was the author of the long-running zines Westside Angst and Das Papierkrieg, the founding director of Adelaide’s Format Festival, the producer of the Festival of Unpopular Culture, and currently works as a researcher in urban policy. He was born in Adelaide, but now lives in Sydney with his wife, the artist Diana Baker Smith, their son Ellis, and two cats, Judith and Adrienne.
Brooke Blurton is a proud Noongar-Yamatji woman and broke records as the first Indigenous and bisexual Bachelorette for Network Ten's reality television franchise. Brooke is a passionate mental health advocate and champion of young people, especially First Nations and queer youth, and all people of colour. Brooke developed her passion for mental health advocacy as a youth worker by reflecting on her own challenging journey and educating young people about essential life skills, including Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid. Brooke is an RUOK Ambassador, supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart via the Uluru Youth Network, and is a champion for LGBTIQ groups. She lives in Melbourne.
Andie Fox writes about motherhood and economics through a feminist lens. She is currently writing about parenting teenagers in The Guardian, while she finishes her book. Fox is a contributing author in several anthologies, including Jane Caro's Unbreakable: Women Share Stories of Resilience and Hope, as well as The Good Mother Myth and Mothers at the Margins.