Hazel Barker lives in Brisbane with her husband Colin. She taught in Perth, Canberra and Brisbane for over a quarter of a century and now devotes her time to reading, writing and bushwalking. From her early years, her passion for books drew her to authors like Walter Scott and Charles Dickens. Her love for historical novels sprang from Scott, and the love of literary novels, from Dickens. Many of her short stories and book reviews have been published in magazines and anthologies.
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JO HILDER writes and teaches on spirituality and faith with passion, authenticity and vulnerability. Jo also speaks about her family’s journey through addiction and brokenness to recovery and wholeness, encouraging others to break ties with shame and disempowering narratives through authentic community, spiritual exploration and storytelling. Check out more at www.johilder.com.