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Re-introducing me: Carl Merrison

Re-introducing me: Carl Merrison

I’m Carl Merrison. A Jaru and Gija author from Halls Creek in the Kimberley WA. I am also an experienced Aboriginal Education Officer (AEO) and sports coach. Growing up in an isolated, remote outback town shaped my life- from my... More

The many jobs of author Carl Merrison

The many jobs of author Carl Merrison

Carl Merrison is an award-winning Jaru/Gija childrens, middle reader and YA author from Halls Creek in the Kimberley WA. But did you know he has worked in many different roles across his life? Let’s find out more! Hi you mob, what... More

First Nations AFL books in 2023

First Nations AFL books in 2023

We are so pumped that 2023 AFL season is about to start for 2023 (kick off in March!!) I (Carl) am a HUGE footy fan. I have always played since a kid kicking around on red dirt ovals, playing at... More

Aboriginal Authors 2022

Aboriginal Authors 2022

There are some pretty deadly First Nations authors who have forged the way for years, others finding their place in the publishing industry and Australian literary landscape. I explore some of them below. Some of the deadly authors we have... More

Tracks of the Missing Teaching Notes

Tracks of the Missing Teaching Notes

Are you looking for Tracks of the Missing Teaching Notes? You’ve found yourself in the right place! Tracks of the Missing is a great choice for study in Grades 9-10 classrooms (as well as advanced Grade 7-8 classes or low... More

Inspiration for Tracks of the Missing

Inspiration for Tracks of the Missing

What inspired ‘Tracks of the Missing’? ‘Tracks of the Missing’ is our new YA suspense thriller following Deklan Archer as he tracks through the outback in search for missing school students…. while being tracked himself. Reading Goosebumps and other books... More

Why ‘Tracks of the Missing’ is perfect for your high school English classroom

Why ‘Tracks of the Missing’ is perfect for your high school English classroom

Why ‘Tracks of the Missing’ is perfect for your high school English classroom ‘Tracks of the Missing’ (Magabala 2022) is an excellent novel study choice for teachers of secondary English Grades 9-10. ‘Tracks of the Missing’ is a YA suspense... More

Tracks of the Missing Teaching Resources

Tracks of the Missing Teaching Resources

Tracks of the Missing (Magabala 2022) was shortlisted for the Daisy Utemorrah Award in 2019. A YA suspense thriller Australian novel by Australian authors with diverse characters. There are two options where you can invest in our teaching resources: Author... More

Tracks of the Missing- Cover Reveal

Tracks of the Missing- Cover Reveal

February 1, 2022 ,

We are so excited to reveal the cover for our upcoming release: Tracks of the Missing (Magabala 2022) which will hit the shelves of your favourite bookstore on 1 April 2022. The amazing cover art is done by Kiara Honeychurch (author and... More

Daisy Utemorrah Award 2021

Daisy Utemorrah Award 2021

We are excited to announce that we won the 2021 Daisy Utemorrah Award for Unpublished Manuscript at the State Library of Western Australia Book Awards. Dirran is the sequel to our award winning debut novella, Black Cockatoo (Magabala 2018). Mia... More