Summer Series: Dervla McTiernan

In the twelfth episode of our summer series Katherine speaks to Dervla McTiernan how her writing life began, the importance of setting in crime writing, good vs bad, and all the stuff -- from Plottr to Scrivener and Goodnotes -- she uses to write. We hope you enjoy! https://audioboom.com/posts/8239777-summer-series-dervla-mctiernan Award-winning, number one bestseller Dervla McTiernan … Continue reading Summer Series: Dervla McTiernan

Summer Series: Kim Scott

In our eleventh episode of our Summer Series, Katherine speaks with multi-award winning author Kim Scott about history, identity, culture and language, particularly of his ancestors the Noongar people.Kim Scott grew up on the south coast of Western Australia. As a descendant of those who first created human society along that edge of ocean, he … Continue reading Summer Series: Kim Scott

Season 5 Finale!

It's the last episode of a pretty epic season! Kate and Katherine talk the year that was for both of them, plus what they've been reading, watching and listening to. It's not a 'best of' list but it's a great list. https://audioboom.com/posts/8211806-season-5-finale Things that get mentioned include: The First Time interview with Kim Scott The … Continue reading Season 5 Finale!

Masters Series: Allen C. Jones

Allen C. Jones is an award-winning writer from California. He has lived and taught in Spain, Mexico, Korea, China, and presently serves as associate professor of literature in Norway. He earned an MFA in poetry from the University of New Mexico and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. His work appears … Continue reading Masters Series: Allen C. Jones

Featured book NOTHING BAD EVER HAPPENS HERE by Heather Rose

This episode our featured book segment is brought to you by Allen and Unwin and we are delighted to be talking to Heather Rose about her memoir of loss and discovery, NOTHING BAD EVER HAPPENS HERE. Heather Rose is the Australian author of eight novels, writing for both adults and children. Her books have been … Continue reading Featured book NOTHING BAD EVER HAPPENS HERE by Heather Rose

Kate and Katherine Catch up + Featured Book GEMINI FALLS by Sean Wilson

Today our featured book segment is brought to you by Affirm Press and we are delighted to be talking to Sean Wilson about his debut novel GEMINI FALLS (2022). Sean Wilson is a writer, playwright and communications professional from Perth, Western Australia. His short stories have been published in Australian and international journals, anthologies and … Continue reading Kate and Katherine Catch up + Featured Book GEMINI FALLS by Sean Wilson

Masters Series: Dervla McTiernan

Award-winning, number one bestseller Dervla McTiernan has established herself as one of the biggest names in crime fiction. Her books have garnered critical acclaim around the world and sold over 400,000 copies in Australia and New Zealand alone. Dervla’s book include The Ruin, The Scholar and The Good Turn – those books are all part of the Cormac … Continue reading Masters Series: Dervla McTiernan

Kate and Katherine Catch Up Plus FEATURED BOOK My Sweet Guillotine by Jayne Tuttle

Today our featured book segment is brought to you by Hardie Grant and we are delighted to be talking to Jayne Tuttle about her second work of literary auto-fiction MY SWEET GUILLOTINE (2022). Jayne Tuttle's first book was Paris or Die (2019). Paris or Die was developed into a solo theatre show with director John … Continue reading Kate and Katherine Catch Up Plus FEATURED BOOK My Sweet Guillotine by Jayne Tuttle

The Debuts of 2022 (with Booktopia’s Tell Me What to Read)

This special bonus episode was recorded with Ben Hunter from Booktopia's 'Tell Me What to Read' podcast. Ben, Kate and Katherine review and recommend some of their favourite debut reads from this year. It's by no means a definitive list! https://audioboom.com/posts/8169380-the-debuts-of-2022-with-booktopia-s-tell-me-what-to-read Books mentioned include:  Son of Sin by Omar Sakr| Only a Monster by Vanessa Len|Sunbathing by Isobel Beech |Everything Feels Like … Continue reading The Debuts of 2022 (with Booktopia’s Tell Me What to Read)

Kylie Maslen PLUS Featured Book Marshmallow by Victoria Hannan

This episode's featured book is Marshmallow, the second novel from Victoria Hannan. This segment is brought to you by Hachette. Victoria Hannan is a writer and photographer. Her first novel, Kokomo was the 2019 winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript and her second novel Marshmallow is out now. We spoke … Continue reading Kylie Maslen PLUS Featured Book Marshmallow by Victoria Hannan