Suzie and Aleeta smallAleeta Cliff (at right) has been teaching Linguistics and Writing Skills at the University of Newcastle, Wollotuka Institute, for the past four years. Prior to this, Aleeta worked in the publishing industry in Oxford, London, and Sydney as an Editor for Oxford University Press, Heinemann, and Allen & Unwin.  She has worked with award-winning authors including Alison Lester (The Magic Beach) and Anna Fienberg (The Magnificent Nose and other Marvels). Aleeta has finally ‘jumped the fence’ and has her first children’s book in progress.

Suzie Galwey (at left) is an experienced corporate communicator who worked in agribusiness, the airline industry and for organisations such as Shell and Orica before moving into the non-profit sector with the Taronga Foundation and Habitat for Humanity Australia.  She is currently studying a Post Graduate Certificate in Social Impact.  Unload unites her passion for writing with making a difference.