Meet our Authors
From jet-setting, award-winning established authors through to newly-emerging talented debut writers, here are the strange bunch who make up the Springfield Writers Group. Click on the links to go to their website or social media pages.
Aiki Flinthart has 16 published novels & collections, including the popular YA fantasy series 80AD. And 2 non-fiction books inc: Fight like a Girl—writing fight scenes for female characters. She has been shortlisted in the Aurealis awards and top-8 listed in the USA Writers of the Future competition. She practices martial arts, archery, knife-throwing, and musical instruments.
Website: https://www.aikiflinthart.com/ Twitter: @aikiflinthart
J.A. Henderson is the author of 24 teenage, YA and adult fiction and non-fiction books, published in the UK, USA, Germany and the Czech Republic He has been shortlisted for thirteen literary awards and is the winner of the Doncaster Book Prize and Royal Mail Award. He recently moved to Brisbane from Scotland, to see what the sun looked like. Website: https://www.janandrewhenderson.com/
Caitlyn McPherson is an emerging author who lives in Brisbane with her feline overlord and pet fish. She has studied Creative Writing and Children’s Picture Book Writing through the Australian and Queensland Writers Centres. In her spare time she dabbles in art, studies Japanese and is a student of Batojutsu.
Facebook and Instagram under the handle _CaitlynMcPherson_
Susan Ruth loves to tell stories. She writes historical fiction set in England in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. She is also the author of the Chronicles of Deva, a fantasy sequence set in an alternative Britain in the early years of the twentieth century during a time of civil war. Her new novels, Minister of State Security and Flight of the Queen, will be available in 2020.
DA Kelly is a writer and delighter in all things magic. Her stories are relentless, spellbinding mysteries stuffed full of quirky characters, wicked humour and delicious murder. She is writing the first book in her Arabella Black cosy paranormal mystery series,Brooms Away.
Twitter: @dakellyauthor Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/dakellyauthor/
Lynne Lumsden Green has bachelor degrees in both Science and the Arts, giving her the balance between rationality and creativity. She spent fifteen years as the Science Queen for HarperCollins Voyager Online. These days, she captains the Writing Race for the Australian Writers Marketplace on Facebook and volunteers at the Queensland Writers Centre, when not writing. You can find her blog at: https://cogpunksteamscribe.wordpress.com/
Pamela Jeffs is an Aurealis Award shortlisted speculative fiction author. She has numerous short fiction pieces published in national and international anthologies and magazines. Her debut collection titled ‘Red Hour and Other Strange Tales’ was released in March 2018.
Find her at: www.pamelajeffs.com
Neen Cohen lives in Brisbane with her partner, son and fur babies. She is a writer of LGBTQI, dark fantasy and horror short stories and has a bachelor of Creative Industries from QUT. She can often be found writing while sitting against a tombstone or tree in any number of graveyards. Facebook: @Neen-Cohen-Author
Caroline Molachino is an emerging author who has been studying the craft of writing for several years. She has two 'women's fiction' manuscripts almost ready for publication. Her dream is to make readers laugh, cry, and reflect on the meaning of life.
Megan Badger is a Brisbane-based author of speculative fiction. She has been published in Sirens Call magazine and Veronica Literary magazine. Nicknamed macabre Meg by her friends she has a fascination with the dark and mysterious sides of human experience. Megan has a BFA in creative and professional writing.
Jem McCusker is an emerging author of middle-grade/YA books. Her first book Stone Guardians and the Rise of Eden was released in 2018. She's working on the sequel, now. She longs to be a full-time author, won't wear yellow, and loves rabbits.
Annie Bucknall is a freelance writer whose work has featured in some of Australia’s most popular magazines. She writes stories that reach into the heart of human experience and relationships, using her pen to try and understand this crazy world. Follow her and her gorgeous labradoodles here:
Facebook or Instagram: @AnnieBucknall
Sam Brown writes crime fiction and sci-fi in smoky back-room bars and gin joints, splitting infinitives and spitting tobacco. Her stories are populated with scoundrels, hustlers, whores, and grifters…and those are the goodguys. Find her online at:
Rebecca Nolan is an internationally published anthology author who loves to write all things paranormal, horror and romance. To keep up to date with her latest releases, follow her on Twitter @RNolanauthor or Instagram @msrnol. You can also head to Wattpad to read some of her earlier stories - for free!
Sue Stubbs is an emerging author of memoir and heartbreaking family dramas. When she's not writing, she can be found tickling the ivories with a small group of jazzy friends.
Cass Cooper comes from a Film and Television background and writes children’s stories and contemporary romance. She has a long-standing love of the written word, all things creative, and a desire to get a message across in her writing.She firmly believes that coffee is a food group, admits to eating far too much chocolate, and loves to get absorbed in a good book.