Not many people can succeed in quite different areas of artistic endeavour.
Nick Galvin Watt's historical thrillers have sold more than half a million copies in Australia and New Zealand alone over the past 15 years.
One of Australia's most loved children's authors, Alison Lester, lives on a farm in Victoria.
Paul Sheehan Born to Rule is a conventional portrait, but Malcolm Turnbull's character is so pungent that Paddy Manning only needed to do the research and tell the story without injecting too many observations and speculations, much as a good referee is usually invisible.
Jason Steger With parallel importation of books looming, the local industry is worried.
Linda Morris Erik Jensen's ''smashed apart'' portrait of Archibald Prize-winning artist Adam Cullen wins major literary award.
Susan Wyndham Horses were the passion of Gillian Mears' life, a pounding physical love that she celebrated and mourned in her novel Foal's Bread. Now, because of her MS, her imagination has been forced to turn to her other animal love, the more conveniently sized cat.
Jason Steger Plenty of well-known writers and serial award winners are on the shortlists for the PM's literary awards.
Linda Morris Is this Australian teen book set to become the next Hunger Games movie blockbuster?
Anna Creer Anna Creer delves into the world of fiction in translation.