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 Her debut novel, Making Friends with Alice Dyson, was shortlisted for the 2018 Adelaide Festival Unpublished Manuscript Award, and the 2019 Readings Young Adult Book Prize, and … Continue reading Conversations with Friends #9: Poppy Nwosu and Sonya Bates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

Conversations with Friends #6: Sarah Schmidt and Favel Parrett

In this episode of #Conversations with Friends, we listen in on multi award winning and best selling authors Sarah Schmidt and Favel Parrett. https://audioboom.com/posts/7582440-conversations-with-friends-6-sarah-schmidt-and-favel-parrett Sarah Schmidt  Sarah Schmidt's (above) debut novel, SEE WHAT I HAVE DONE (2017, Hachette) has been reviewed widely in Australia and Internationally to critical acclaim and won the ABIA Literary Fiction … Continue reading Conversations with Friends #6: Sarah Schmidt and Favel Parrett

Conversations with Friends#5: Jane Harper and Karina Kilmore

This episode we listen in on award winning and bestselling author Jane Harper and her long time author and journalist friend Karina Kilmore.  Bring your notepad, there’s lots of practical tips in this one! https://audioboom.com/posts/7576874-conversations-with-friends-5-jane-harper-and-karina-kilmore Jane Harper (above) is the bestselling author of Australian crime novels The Dry, Force of Nature, The Lost Man. Her … Continue reading Conversations with Friends#5: Jane Harper and Karina Kilmore

Conversations with Friends #4: Lauren Chater and Sarah-Jane Burton

Old friends are the best kind of friends!  In this episode, we get to listen in on Lauren Chater and Sarah-Jane Burton as they discuss their long time friendship. It's a story that could be made into a movie!  They talk about being young writers, the city, the country, Sylvia Plath and would you believe, … Continue reading Conversations with Friends #4: Lauren Chater and Sarah-Jane Burton

Conversations with Friends #3: Imbi Neeme and Emilie Collyer

This one's pretty lovely, guys. We get to hear from writing friends Imbi Neeme and Emilie Collyer, who discuss tattoos, prizes and pineapples. https://audioboom.com/posts/7564648-conversations-with-friends-3-imbi-neeme-and-emilie-collyer Imbi Neeme Imbi Neeme (right) is a writer of long and short fiction. Her novel The Spill won the 2019 Penguin Literary Prize and will be published by Penguin Random House … Continue reading Conversations with Friends #3: Imbi Neeme and Emilie Collyer

Conversations with Friends #2: Shivaun Plozza and Wai Chim

We are super excited to present the second episode of #ConversationswithFriends! This time we hear from authors Shivaun Plozza (above) and Wai Chim... https://audioboom.com/posts/7558825-conversations-with-friends-2-shivaun-plozza-and-wai-chim Shivaun Plozza is the award-winning author of Frankie, Tin Heart and The Boy, the Wolf, and the Stars. Her writing has been short-listed for the CBCA Book of the Year, YALSA's Top Ten Best Young Adult … Continue reading Conversations with Friends #2: Shivaun Plozza and Wai Chim