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

Conversations with Friends #11: RWR McDonald and Katherine Kovacic

This episode of Conversations with Friends is with RWR McDonald and Katherine Kovacic. https://audioboom.com/posts/7611173-conversations-with-friends-11-rwr-mcdonald-and-katherine-kovacic R.W.R. (Rob) McDonald is a Kiwi living in Melbourne with his two daughters and an extended rainbow family including HarryCat and Stevie Nicks the chicken. Rob attended Faber Academy’s Writing a Novel Stage 1 and Stage 2. Rob realised while studying … Continue reading Conversations with Friends #11: RWR McDonald and Katherine Kovacic

Conversations with Friends #10: Nina Kenwood, Emily Gale and Bronte Coates

This episode of Conversations with Friends is with a real life writers group!  We get to listen in on Nina Kenwood, Emily Gale and Bronte Coates. https://audioboom.com/posts/7605465-conversations-with-friends-10-emily-gale-nina-kenwood-and-bronte-coates Nina Kenwood Nina Kenwood (above/down the bottom) is a writer who lives in Melbourne. Her debut young adult novel It Sounded Better in My Head won the 2018 Text … Continue reading Conversations with Friends #10: Nina Kenwood, Emily Gale and Bronte Coates

Conversations with Friends #9: Poppy Nwosu and Sonya Bates

This episode of Conversations with Friends is with YA author Poppy Nwosu and author of adult and children's fiction Sonya Bates. https://audioboom.com/posts/7599626-conversations-with-friends-9-poppy-nwosu-and-sonya-bates Poppy Nwosu (above) is an author of YA fiction. Her debut novel, Making Friends with Alice Dyson, was shortlisted for the 2018 Adelaide Festival Unpublished Manuscript Award, and the 2019 Readings Young Adult Book Prize, and … Continue reading Conversations with Friends #9: Poppy Nwosu and Sonya Bates

Conversations with Friends #7: Sean O’Beirne and Wayne Marshall

In this episode of Conversations with Friends we listen in on authors Sean O'Beirne and Wayne Marshall. https://audioboom.com/posts/7588391-conversations-with-friends-7-sean-o-beirne-and-wayne-marshall Sean O’Beirne (above) is a bookseller and critic. He grew up in Melbourne’s outer suburbs, and studied arts, law and acting. A Couple of Things Before the End is his first book. Wayne Marshall’s stories have appeared … Continue reading Conversations with Friends #7: Sean O’Beirne and Wayne Marshall