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Alex, Amy and Sean (aka Dr Alex Vickery-Howe, Dr Amy T Matthews and Dr Sean Williams)are professional writers who also lecture full-time at Flinders University, South Australia.They’ve joined forces to cover topics of interest to new writers in a lively, conversationalstyle that frequently segues to areas far from where they started. If you’ve ever wonderedwhat writers talk about beyond the lecture theatre or festival circuit, here’s your chance tofind out. BiosDr Alex Vickery-Howe is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. In 2008 he made hiswriting debut with a bilingual, bicultural horror rock musical in Okinawa, Japan, where itopened the Kijimuna Festival (now Ricca Ricca Festival) and played to rave reviews and fullhouses, before selling out again at the Adelaide OzAsia Festival. He has subsequentlywritten and published works for a number of Australian theatre companies. On screen, Alexhas written and directed short films which have played to a variety of international festivals.He holds a PhD from Flinders University, where he specialises in writing internationally foryounger audiences.Links:https://www.flinders.edu.au/people/alex.vickeryhoweDr Amy Matthews is an award-winning novelist who publishes literary fiction under thename Amy T Matthews and historical fiction under the name Tess LeSue. She's publishedshort stories in collections including Best Australian Stories and co-edited three anthologiesof short fiction and poetry. Amy is a past chair and current board member of Writers SA andteaches creative writing at Flinders University. Her current research focusses on writingcolonial historical fiction and the intersections of gender, race and power in romance. Thismakes it all sound very serious. It's actually ridiculously fun.Links:https://amytmatthews.comhttps://www.flinders.edu.au/people/amy.t.matthewshttps://tesslesue.com Dr Sean Williams is an award-winning, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of forty-nine novels and over one hundred and twenty short stories for adults, young adults and children. As well as his original fiction, he has contributed to shared universes such as Star Wars and Doctor Who, collaborated with authors like Garth Nix, and lived o.Read more »

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