#TheMotherFault launch and Laura Elvery on short stories, setting and science

This episode marks one week since #TheMotherFault’s come into the world.  The hosts discuss what Kate’s been doing and re-live the launch, which in addition to being spectacular was also, given we’re in lockdown, online!

Agony Aunt Charlotte Wood answers a question from ‘Dispirited’ about the quiet novel.

Then Katherine chats to Brisbane author Laura Elvery about her writing life and her STUNNING short story collection Ordinary Matter. 

Laura Elvery is a writer from Brisbane. She has a PhD in Creative Writing and Literary Studies. Her work has been published in OverlandGriffith ReviewMeanjinKill Your Darlings and The Big Issue fiction edition.

She has won the Josephine Ulrick Prize for Literature, the Margaret River Short Story Competition, the Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize and the Fair Australia Prize for Fiction. In 2018 Laura’s first collection of short stories, Trick of the Light, was a finalist in the Queensland Literary Awards.

Her second collection of short stories, Ordinary Matter came out in September 2020.  

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