Tom Keneally: Order of Australia.  Author. Speaker. A true gentleman

Acclaimed Australian author of historical fiction, novelist, historian, screenwriter, playwright, essayist and professional international speaker. Born in Australia in 1935.  Tom’s first novel was published in 1964 and has written over fifty books and thirty novels.
Winner of 1982 Booker prize with Schindler’s Ark, the moving story of saving countless Jews from the death camps, see movie Schindler’s List.
Feature films made based on Tom’s books include : Schindler’s List  | The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith |  The Devil’s Playground | The Final Winter | Essington | Silver City.‘In Conversation’ with Thomas or Meg, or both for corporate speaking engagements:  Iconic, well loved authors Thomas & Meg Keneally are story tellers in print and in voice. Meg and Tom are dynamic speakers for your conference or corporate event, the topic will be customized to ensure relevance and entertain your guests or audience. Speakers Topics include but are not limited to:
Press freedom – today | Female leadership and the resistance to it | Leadership | #MeToo movement by Meg | Welfare and workers’ rights | Inequality of opportunity | Discrimination based on class, gender or race | Media and reputation. What has changed, what hasn’t | Writing – the creative process | The motivation, your motivation!  | ‘History shows us we may not have come as far as we think we have, and has lessons for us relating to various aspects of modern society’.


Meg Keneally: Author. Speaker. Story teller.

Meg Keneally’s first solo novel, Fled, was based on the escape of First Fleet convict Mary Bryant, was published in 2019 and has been optioned for film. Meg’s second solo novel is ‘The Wreck’. Meg is also co-author with Tom Keneally in The Monsarrat Series.Books by Meg Keneally :  Fled – Historical Fiction.  Meg Keneally’s debut solo novel is an epic historical adventure based on the extraordinary life of convict Mary Bryant.
The Monsarrat Series by Meg & Tom Keneally The Ink Stain | The Soldiers Curse | The Unmourned | The Power Game | The fifth book in this series ‘The Valley of the Swells’  (the first Monsarrat story to involve a serial killer), will be published in Australia in 2021.Meg’s bio…Meg started her working life as a junior public affairs officer at the Australian Consulate-General in New York, before moving to Dublin to work as a sub-editor and freelance features writer. On returning to Australia, she accepted a position with the Daily Telegraph as a general news reporter, then moved into Radio 2UE as a talkback radio producer.