- Kimberley Freeman (Ember Island)
Kimberley Freeman is an established writer under the name Kim Wilkins. She was born in London and grew up in Brisbane. She has degrees in English Literature and Creative Writing. Her book The Infernal won the 1997 Aurealis Awards for Best Horror Novel and Best Fantasy Novel. In 2000 The Resurrectionists won the Aurealis Award for Best Horror Novel, while Angel of Ruin won this award in 2001. She is moving her writing talents out of the speculative fiction genre and focusing on commercial women's fiction. She published Duet in 2007, Gold Dust in 2008 and Wildflower Hill in 2010 under the pen-name Kimberley Freeman.
She lives in Brisbane with her husband and two children.