Sarah Krasnostein on ghosts, awkwardness and ethics

In this epsiode, Katherine talks to the best-selling, multi-award winning author of The Trauma Cleaner and The Believer Sarah Krasnostein. Sarah’s work has appeared in a variety of publications in Australia, the UK and America including The MonthlyThe Saturday PaperTablet MagazineLongreadsMeanjin and Oxford Handbooks Online as well as various academic journals. She has a PhD in criminal law and is admitted to legal practice in New York and Victoria. 

They discuss:

  • How she builds relationships with the people she writers about and the ethics/awkwardness involved
  • What is the hardest to write
  • Ghosts and research for The Believer
  • Most awkward fan moment

The books Sarah recommends are The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich and The Book of Dirt by Bram Presser. (See our interview with Bram here)

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