New book from bestselling author and journalist Dr Julia Baird

Julie Baird, author of the Best Selling book Phosphorescence and CSi exclusive speaker publishes her new book Bright Shining, a beautiful and timely exploration of that most mysterious but necessary of human qualities: grace

Julia Baird is a Sydney-based author and journalist. She co-hosts The Drum on ABC TV and writes columns for the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and Harper's Bazaar. She is a former senior editor of Newsweek in New York, Joan Shorenstein Fellow at the Kennedy School at Harvard University, and op-ed contributor for the New York Times and the Philadelphia Enquirer. Her first book, Media Tarts, was based on her PhD in History about the portrayal of female politicians. Victoria, her biography of Queen Victoria , was published to critical acclaim and was one of the New York Times' top ten books of 2016. Her third book, Phosphorescence, was a multi-award-winning international bestseller.



Kate McClymont, Walkley Award

As chief investigative reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald, Kate McClymont AM has been honoured with the Walkley Award for outstanding contribution to journalism in recognition of her fearless reporting spanning more than three decades.

Now a winner of 10 Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism, Kate's contribution to the industry has previously been recognised by an appointment as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) and induction to the Australian Media Hall of Fame. In a highly competitive profession, Kate’s record of encouraging and mentoring is legendary as is her dedication to holding power to account.



Leigh Sales latest book ...

Leigh Sales is one of Australia’s most accomplished journalists, having anchored the ABC’s flagship 7.30 program for twelve years. She has been a foreign correspondent, hosted Lateline and anchored numerous elections for the ABC. In this book, she turns her interviewing skills onto her own profession, those usually asking the questions: the journalists.

A fascinating insight into a vital and much-misunderstood profession, Storytellers is a book for anyone who’s ever wanted to be a journalist, or even just wondered how the news gets made.