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WHO

The Author People was co-founded by Lou Johnson and Tom Galletta. Fusing extensive book publishing industry knowledge and commercial capability with new thinking and a deep passion for the relationship between Authors and People. We are committed to partnership, possibility, transparency, integrity, relevancy, fairness, accountability and excellence. Read More

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WHAT

The relationship between Authors and People is at the heart of all we do and we’re excited by the possibilities in our connected and digitally enabled world for an even deeper relationship between them. Put simply, we want to help Authors and People connect in the places, the spaces and the ways that work best for them – that’s why The Author People was created. Read More

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HOW

People’s love affair with Authors and their books is as strong as ever but the way in which they discover, share, buy and interact with them is changing. So we’re turning the traditional publishing model on its head with a brand new approach.  This involves providing tailored, collaborative, relevant and flexible support that incorporates publishing, a fresh direction in promotion, author representation and global transaction capability. Read More

ABOUT US

The Author People was co-founded by Lou Johnson and Tom Galletta. Fusing extensive book publishing industry knowledge and commercial capability with new thinking and a deep passion for the relationship between Authors and People. We are committed to partnership, possibility, transparency, integrity, relevancy, fairness, accountability and excellence.

WHO

The relationship between Authors and People is at the heart of all we do and we’re excited by the possibilities in our connected and digitally enabled world for an even deeper relationship between them. Put simply, we want to help Authors and People connect in the places, the spaces and the ways that work best for them – that’s why The Author People was created.

WHAT

People’s love affair with Authors and their books is as strong as ever but the way in which they discover, share, buy and interact with them is changing. So we’re turning the traditional publishing model on its head with a brand new approach. This involves providing tailored, collaborative, relevant and flexible support that incorporates publishing, a fresh direction in promotion, author representation and global transaction capability.

HOW

THE AUTHORS

ADRIAN

SIMON

Adrian Simon, 38, is the son of Warren Fellows, the infamous heroin trafficker who was imprisoned in Bangkwang Prison in Bangkok and later published the bestselling memoir “The Damage Done”. But Warren wasn’t the only one affected by the experience; while he languished behind bars for 12 years, back home in suburban Australia lived a young boy who was forced...

Polly McGee is one part writer, and many parts assorted thinker, do-er, talker, eater, drinker, explorer and dog wrangler. She has worked in kitchens, bars and restaurants from frantic to fancy, managed multi-million dollar innovation grants programs, worked with hundreds of start-ups to refine their business ideas and source funding, and championed causes from...

POLLY

McGEE

THE AUTHORS

KIM

KELLY

Kim Kelly is the author of four novels and one novella about Australia, its heritage and its people that are loved by readers all over the world. Her stories shine a bright light on forgotten corners of our past and the tales of ordinary people living through extraordinary times.

MICHAEL

KATAKIS

Writer and photographer Michael Katakis has
been writing about and photographing a wide range
of cultures and geographic locations for the past
thirty five years. He has traveled extensively
throughout the People’s Republic of China,
West Africa, Cuba, Hungary, Morocco, Turkey,
the United States, Korea, the Philippines, Taiwan,
Italy, Greece, England, France and Spain to name
a few.

THE AUTHORS

LINDA

BUCHAN

My name is Linda Buchan and when I was 18 years old I died.

It was a winter’s day, Saturday June 27, 1998 when my young life ended and my new life began. A life that was to be so completely different to the one that I had envisaged, the one that I had expected…

LAURA

BLOOM

It’s the people traditionally left out of the frame who interest Laura the most, as well as what happens after what would be the climax in many stories. A couple reuniting after the war, in IN THE MOOD; a woman who has changed her name and started a new life, only to find her old life catching up with her, in THE CLEANSKIN; what happens when you break up with the perfect person, in CHOOSING ZOE.

THE AUTHORS

LAURA

BLOOM

LINDA

BUCHAN

KIM

KELLY

MICHAEL

KATAKIS

ADRIAN

SIMON

POLLY

McGEE

THE BOOKS

An intelligent thriller filled with human drama, reminiscent of William Boyd’s Restless. From the dark heart of The Troubles, The Cleanskin is a story of intense human relationships with a cast of flawed and entirely believable characters.
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Shipping to over 40 countries in early September.

THE CLEANSKIN

LAURA BLOOM

Paperback $26.99 (AUD)
eBook $9.99 (AUD)
Audibook
(Coming Soon!)

An intelligent thriller filled with human drama, reminiscent of William Boyd’s Restless. From the dark heart of The Troubles, The Cleanskin is a story of intense human relationships with a cast of flawed and entirely believable characters.
Click ADD TO CART to pre-order your paperback.
Shipping to over 40 countries in early September.

IN THE MOOD

LAURA BLOOM

Paperback $26.99 (AUD)
eBook $9.99 (AUD)

THE BOOKS

March, 1912. A sultry Indian summer hangs over the
west coast of Australia and aboard the luxury
steamship SS Koombana, three tales entwine.



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Shipping to over 40 countries in early December.

JEWEL SEA

KIM KELLY

Paperback $24.99 (AUD)
eBook $8.99 (AUD)
Audiobook
(Coming Soon!)

My name is Linda Buchan and when I was 18 years old I died. It was a winter’s day, Saturday June 27, 1998 when my young life ended and my new life began. A life that was to be so completely different to the one that I had envisaged, the one that I had expected…
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Shipping to over 40 countries in early November.

STEP BY STEP

LINDA BUCHAN

Paperback $29.99 (AUD)
eBook $11.99 (AUD)
(Coming Soon!)
Audibook
(Coming Soon!)

THE BOOKS

Stepping out of his father’s dark shadow and finding his own voice has taken Adrian a lifetime, and seen him face unimaginable hurdles along the way. Now, in his painfully candid memoir “Milk-Blood”, Adrian shares his story. 

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MILK-BLOOD

ADRIAN SIMON

Paperback $29.99 (AUD)
eBook $11.99 (AUD)
Audiobook (Free with
Audible 30-day
trial membership)

Dogs, monkeys, corruption and sexual politics: Dogs of India draws on the complex, chaotic and colourful tradition of Indian storytelling in a spicy literary blend of Animal Farm vs. Holy Cow via Bollywood.

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Ships within 5 business day to over 40 countries.

DOGS OF INDIA

POLLY McGEE

Paperback $24.99 (AUD)
eBook $9.99 (AUD)
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trial membership)

THE BOOKS

The story of a journey from Ireland to Australia in the early 1900's, along threads of love, family, war and peace.



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Ships within 5 business days to over 40 countries.

WILD CHICORY

KIM KELLY

Paperback $14.99 (AUD)
eBook $6.99 (AUD)
Audiobook (Free with
Audible 30-day
trial membership)

Once upon a time, Michael Katakis lived in a place of big dreams, bright colours and sleight of hand. That place was America.



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A THOUSAND SHARDS OF GLASS

MICHAEL KATAKIS

Paperback $11.99 (USD)
eBook $7.99 (USD)
Audiobook (Free with
Audible 30-day
trial membership)

THE BOOKS

THE CLEANSKIN
LAURA BLOOM

An intelligent thriller filled with human drama, reminiscent of William Boyd’s Restless. From the dark heart of The Troubles, The Cleanskin is a story of intense human relationships with a cast of flawed and entirely believable characters.

IN THE MOOD
LAURA BLOOM

It’s February 1946, and Robert Booker is just home from the war. Home is a pretty weatherboard house in Sydney, where his wife, Catherine, is waiting. They haven’t seen each for three years, yet they are separated by so much more than time.

JEWEL SEA
KIM KELLY

March, 1912. A sultry Indian summer hangs over the west coast of Australia and aboard the luxury steamship SS Koombana, three tales entwine.

STEP BY STEP
LINDA BUCHAN

My name is Linda Buchan and when I was 18 years old I died. It was a winter’s day, Saturday June 27, 1998 when my young life ended and my new life began. A life that was to be so completely different to the one that I had envisaged, the one that I had expected…

WILD CHICORY
KIM KELLY

The story of a journey from Ireland to Australia in the early 1900's, along threads of love, family, war and peace.

A THOUSAND SHARDS OF GLASS
MICHAEL KATAKIS

Once upon a time, Michael Katakis lived in a place of big dreams, bright colours and sleight of hand. That place was America.

MILK-BLOOD
ADRIAN SIMON

Stepping out of his father’s dark shadow and finding his own voice has taken Adrian a lifetime, and seen him face unimaginable hurdles along the way. Now, in his painfully candid memoir “Milk-Blood”, Adrian shares his story.

DOGS OF INDIA
POLLY McGEE

Dogs, monkeys, corruption and sexual politics: Dogs of India draws on the complex, chaotic and colourful tradition of Indian storytelling in a spicy literary blend of Animal Farm vs. Holy Cow via Bollywood.

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NEWS AND EVENTS

Linda Buchan’s memoir Step by Step is coming this November

We are honoured to be walking beside the incredibly inspiring Linda Buchan to bring her memoir Step by Step: Finding My Way Back to Me to the world this November.

Check out Adrian Simon with Scott Levi ABC Central Coast talking about the story behind Milk-Blood and the impact on everyone involved.

“An important piece of Australian history”
- Scott Levi, ABC Central Coast

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NEWS AND EVENTS

Acclaimed novelist Laura Bloom
and The Author People join forces

Laura’s new novel, The Cleanskin is coming in September along with a brand new edition of the widely acclaimed and much loved, In The Mood.

And it’s a wonderful story set in 1912 of three tales entwined: a steamy, illicit affair between a socialite and a conman, a cursed pearl, and a devastating catastrophe at sea. Thankyou to everyone who helped us choose which book Kim should publish next!

Kim Kelly’s new novel,
Jewel Sea coming in September

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NEWS AND EVENTS

Look out for updates on Polly’s next project Bhakti Business – the Yoga of Business: a blueprint for women who want to run a heart centred business, using the principles of yoga to structure their approach.

What’s Polly McGee doing next?

NEWS

“Linda Buchan’s memoir Step by Step is coming this November

We are honoured to be walking beside the incredibly inspiring Linda Buchan to bring her memoir Step by Step: Finding My Way Back to Me to the world this November.

“An important piece of Australian history” - Scott Levi, ABC Central Coast

Check out Adrian Simon with Scott Levi ABC Central Coast talking about the story behind Milk-Blood and the impact on everyone involved.

Acclaimed novelist Laura Bloom and The Author People join forces

Laura’s new novel, The Cleanskin is coming in September along with a brand new edition of the widely acclaimed and much loved, In The Mood.

Kim Kelly’s new novel, Jewel Sea coming in September

And it’s a wonderful story set in 1912 of three tales entwined: a steamy, illicit affair between a socialite and a conman, a cursed pearl, and a devastating catastrophe at sea. Thankyou to everyone who helped us choose which book Kim should publish next!

What’s Polly McGee doing next?

Look out for updates on Polly’s next project Bhakti Business – the Yoga of Business: a blueprint for women who want to run a heart centred business, using the principles of yoga to structure their approach.

WHO WE SUPPORT

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The Stella Prize is a major literary award celebrating Australian women’s writing, and championing diversity and cultural change. 

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