Nicole Hayes is an award-winning author, podcaster and footy
fanatic. She is one-sixth of the award-winning all-female
Australian football podcast and radio show, The Outer Sanctum (on
the ABC). Nicole has collaborated with fellow Sanctumer Alicia
Sometimes on A Footy Girl's Guide to the Stars of 2017 and
co-edited From the Outer: Footy Like You've Never Heard It. Nicole
has also written chapters for Balancing Acts: Women in
Sport and Speccy-tacular AFL Stories. Her young adult novels
have been shortlisted for the NSW and WA Premier's Literary Awards
and the YABBA and KOALA awards. She has also won the Children's
Peace Literature Award and has multiple CBCA Notable Books.
Adrian Beck is a part-time TV producer, part-time writer and full-time AFL fan. He writes funny, action-packed adventure stories for kids, including the Derek Dool: Supercool series, the Champion Charlies series, the Alien Zooseries, and Stuff Happens - Dale. He co-authored the best-selling series Kick it to Nick with AFL Hall of Fame inductee Shane Crawford and co-edited Total Quack Up and Total Quack Up Again with Sally Rippin. All of Adrian's stories are fun to read - even for kids who struggle to get interested in books.