Debra Cooper has worked in university and public libraries in Queensland as well as in the United Kingdom. She is currently the Library Programming Coordinator for Logan City Council Libraries. The City of Logan is alive with interesting people with a wide array of writing, artistic and musical skills, stories and knowledge. One of the highlights of Debra’s role is facilitating In Conversation free webcast events with writers. Up until 2011, Debra was the Multicultural Program Officer for the State Library of Queensland, promoting public library trends in community engagement and focusing on programs and services which support culturally and linguistically diverse, disabled and indigenous, individuals and communities.