Conversations with Friends: Rachel Mead and Katherine Tamiko Arguile

This episode of Conversations with Friends is with Rachel Mead and Katherine Tamiko Arguile. https://audioboom.com/posts/7669149-conversations-with-friends-20-rachel-mead-and-katherine-tamiko-arguile Rachael Mead’s (above) award-winning poems and short stories have been published widely in Australia and internationally, with her work appearing in The Best Australian Poems, Meanjin, Westerly, Cordite, Island, Southerly, Australian Poetry Journal, Magma Poetry (UK) and The Stinging Fly (Ireland). Rachael lives in the Adelaide Hills with her husband. The … Continue reading Conversations with Friends: Rachel Mead and Katherine Tamiko Arguile

Conversations with Friends: Mark Smith and Jock Serong

This episode of Conversations with Friends is with authors Mark Smith and Jock Serong. https://audioboom.com/posts/7662616-conversations-with-friends-19-mark-smith-and-jock-serong Mark Smith Mark Smith lives on Victoria’s Surf Coast, where he writes novels and stories, and runs outdoor-education programs for young adults. His second novel, Wilder Country, won the 2018 Indie Book Award for Young Adults. (Note this is a … Continue reading Conversations with Friends: Mark Smith and Jock Serong

Positivity and Agony Aunt Charlotte Wood

This episode Kate and Katherine are feeling slightly more positive about life and lockdown.  Maybe it's because of award winning author and creative powerhouse Charlotte Wood is the podcast's new agony aunt!  Squee! https://audioboom.com/posts/7659168-positivity-and-agony-aunt-charlotte-wood This week's question is from Little Fish on what to expect from your agent. If you have questions you want answered, … Continue reading Positivity and Agony Aunt Charlotte Wood

Conversations with Friends: Jack Heath and Sam McGregor

This episode of Conversations with Friends is with Jack Heath and Sam McGregor. https://audioboom.com/posts/7657464-conversations-with-friends-18-jack-heath-and-sam-mcgregor Jack Heath  Jack Heath (above) is the author of 32 novels for children and adults, translated into eight languages. He just won the Ena Noel Award (although this information is embargoed until April 7). More info about him and his work at: … Continue reading Conversations with Friends: Jack Heath and Sam McGregor

Conversations with Friends: Justine Sless and Noe Harsel

This episode of Conversations with Friends is with Justine Sless and Noe Harsel. https://audioboom.com/posts/7651224-conversations-with-friends-17-justine-sless-and-noe-harsel Noe Harsel  Noè Harsel has worked for over 15 years in the not-for-profit arts and culture space as a communications and development consultant. She is currently the Chair of Writers Victoria, host of Live Write, an online writers’ group, and co-creator … Continue reading Conversations with Friends: Justine Sless and Noe Harsel

Conversations with Friends #16: Bronwyn Birdsall and Sheree Strange

This episode of Conversations with Friends is with Sheree Strange & Bronwyn Birdsall. https://audioboom.com/posts/7645199-conversations-with-friends-16-bronwyn-birdsall-and-sheree-strange Bronwyn Birdsall Bronwyn Birdsall (above) is a writer and digital marketing specialist. SWEET TROUBLE is her first novel and has been selected for numerous work-in-development programs. Bronwyn’s writing centres around contemporary life – finding meaning in the everyday, and the rich … Continue reading Conversations with Friends #16: Bronwyn Birdsall and Sheree Strange

Conversations with Friends #15: Lauren Draper and Susan White

This episode of Conversations with Friends is with authors and writing group buddies Lauren Draper and Susan White. https://audioboom.com/posts/7639732-conversations-with-friends-15-lauren-draper-and-susan-white Lauren Draper Lauren (above) is a writer based in Melbourne. Her contemporary young adult novel, The Museum of Broken Things, was shortlisted in the 2020 Text Prize and will be published by Text Publishing in 2022. … Continue reading Conversations with Friends #15: Lauren Draper and Susan White

Conversations with Friends #14: McKinley Valentine and Angus Hervey

This episode of Conversations with Friends is with McKinley Valentine and Angus Hervey. https://audioboom.com/posts/7634460-conversations-with-friends-14-mckinley-valentine-and-angus-hervey McKinley Valentine McKinley Valentine (above) is newsletter-maker and newsletter-evangelist. She makes The Whippet, a collection of interesting bits of history and science, personal digressions, and unsolicited advice. She's also an emerging fantasy writer – her short fiction has been published in … Continue reading Conversations with Friends #14: McKinley Valentine and Angus Hervey

CWF#13: Gabriel Bergmoser and Damian Robb

This episode of Conversations with Friends is with Gabriel Bergmoser and Damian Robb. https://audioboom.com/posts/7628816-conversations-with-friends-13-gabriel-bergmoser-and-damian-robb Damian Robb Damian Robb (above) writes words for screen and paper. In 2014 he completed a Masters in screenwriting at the Victorian College of the Arts, and has since worked for a number of production companies to develop stories and ideas. … Continue reading CWF#13: Gabriel Bergmoser and Damian Robb

Conversations with Friends #12: Alice Robinson and Meg Mundell

This episode of Conversations with Friends is with authors Alice Robinson and Meg Mundell. https://audioboom.com/posts/7616657-conversations-with-friends-12-alice-robinson-and-meg-mundell Alice Robinson (above) is the author of Anchor Point, longlisted for the Stella Prize and the Indie Book Awards in 2015 and The Glad Shout, shortlisted for an Aurealis Award and winner of the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction … Continue reading Conversations with Friends #12: Alice Robinson and Meg Mundell