South Australian-born Catherine Bauer is a journalist and writer who grew up in suburbs of Adelaide. A loud and proud bookworm, Catherine grew up reading the classics that lined her parents’ well-stocked home library.
Cecily Anne Paterson grew up overseas, going to boarding school in the Himalayan mountains and spending her holidays in the deserts of Pakistan. She's the author of five books for girls, including the CALEB Prize winner, Charlie Franks is A-OK, and the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award semi-finalist, Invisible.
Janet Reid lives in Brisbane with her husband, and has two grown-up sons who have left home but come back often for meals. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading, quilting and catching up with friends for coffee.