Aiki Flinthart

Aiki lives in Brisbane, Australia and has over 18 years study/training and teaching in the samurai martial art of Yoshinkan Aikido. She has also cross-trained in jujitsu and gracie jujitsu. She has trained in Japanese-style swordfighting, and is ambidextrous in longbow, horsebow and throwing knives.

In 2017 she was shortlisted in the Aurealis Awards and in the Writers of the Future (USA) competition, plus shortlisted again in 2018 in the Writers of the Future comp. 2011 she e-published a fantasy series for young adults: 80AD.  She runs a business fulltime and plays four musical instruments. She also paints and bellydances, just for the fun of it.

Amy Andrews

Award-winning, USA Today best-selling Australian author who has written seventy plus contemporary romances across the traditional and digital markets for several different publishers. Her debut novel was published in 2005. She has finalled in the Ruby four times and been the recipient on 3 occasions and, in 2018 was thrilled to be a double RITA finalist.

Amy loves to write, read and talk about romance and is an unashamed fan of multiple orgasms, mighty wangs and happily ever afters.

John Harrison

Dr Harrison has travelled widely throughout Victoria sharing his insights into the fascinating subject of Apothecary. Australia’s only active Faculty Member of the Worshipful Society of London Apothecaries, Dr Harrison has been presenting his talk to wide acclaim.