SA Authors and Illustrators

We invite suggestions for or from published children's authors, illustrators or publishers and retailers who identify as South Australian.
Please contact sa@cbca.org.au including details and relevant websites to be included on this page.

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Abdulla, Ian
Ian was a prominent Ngarrindjeri artist noted also for illustrating children's books.

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Archbold, Charlie
Charlie is a blogger and writer of YA novels
 

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Barkla, Charlotte
Charlotte is a children's author and coffee enthusiast.

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Blacklock, Dyan
Dyan leaves you plenty to think about with her stories full of surprises.

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Brian, Janeen
Janeen is an award winning author of picture books, short stories, poetry, non-fiction, short fiction, and novels.

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Briggs, Karen
Karen is an illustrator
Shortlisted Crichton award 2015

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Brumfitt, Taryn
Taryn is an author of books about body image

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Burton, Rebecca
Rebecca writes for young adults.

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Cece, Adam
Adam writes books, films, and shopping lists.

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Chandler, Ben
Ben loves heroes, villains,  comic books, and video games.

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Clode, Danielle
Danielle grew up in the fishing town of
​Port Lincoln in South Australia

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Cornish, D.M.
David is a fantasy author and illustrator.

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Cummings, Phil
Phil is a renowned children's author.
Notables 2018
Shortlist 2018

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Kylie Covark
Kylie is a writer, poet and educator who believes in the power of stories.

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Dumbleton, Mike
Mike is a writer and literacy consultant who has written children's books and educational texts
shortlisted in 2018

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Durham, Ali
Ali publishes for younger children through Little Book Press

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Vaughan Duck
Vaughan has been publishing his own style of humorous illustrations since 1990.

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Fatchen, Max
Max evokes the spirit of South Australia as an author and a poet.

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Foot, Mandy
Mandy is a children’s book author and illustrator.

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Fox, Mem
Mem is a celebrated Australian author and literacy advocate.
Shortlist 2018

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George, Tara
Tara loves geocaching

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Germein, Katrina
Katrina writes children's stories about the things she sees.

Notables 2018

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Graham, Amanda
Amanda is an author and illustrator.
​Notables 2018

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Gynell, Donna
Donna is recognised for illustrating the Arthur books.

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Harris, Christine
Christine has written many novels for younger children including the Audrey of the Outback series.

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Harris, David
David like to write real life adventures.

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Harrison, Jennifer
Jennifer is an artist, graphic designer, and illustrator.
​Notables 2018

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Harvey, Meredith
Meredith has a focus to help kids live  happier, healthier lives, both physically and mentally.

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Hawke, Rosanne
Rosanne draws on her experiences, especially in Asia. Notables 2018

Hawthorn-Jackson, Dawn
Dawn has an interest in environmental issues

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Heinrich, Sally
Sally writes and illustrates
 ​Notables 2018

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Hibbert, Kelly
Kelly divides her time between teaching and writing and often speaks in rhyme.

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Holfeld, Greg
Greg is known for his cartoon style of illustration

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Hubmayer, Kate
Kate is an author, gardener, crafter, and educator.

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