Luke Harris was raised in an underground home on an opal field in the New South Wales outback, and at a remote mine in the high country of Victoria. Escaping the lure of opal and gold, he studied politics and history at Monash University, worked as a book designer and eventually moved to the outer fringes of Melbourne.
Janet was editor of Henry Handel Richardson in Maldon, which won a Victorian Community History Award in 2011. Janet writes short observational pieces and poetry, such as Mid Air, co-authored with Lyn Hatherly, and Blood, published in Tarrangower Times, and is working on two more novels, as well as a sequel to When Guido Fell.
Since childhood Lachlan has lived in other worlds, on different plains, navigating them via several mediums – performance, painting and the written word. He won the 2012 Impress Prize for The Lost Journals of Pedro Piscator and other tales, an eclectic illustrated collection of tall tales.