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! 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

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

Masters Series: Holly Ringland

Holly Ringland is the author of the international bestseller The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart, which has been translated into thirty-one languages and is being adapted into a seven-part TV series starring Sigourney Weaver and produced by Amazon Prime and Bruna Papandrea's Made Up Stories. It will screen in more than 240 countries and territories … Continue reading Masters Series: Holly Ringland

Masters Series: Margo Lanagan

Margo Lanagan has published two dark fantasy novels (Tender Morsels and Sea Hearts), seven short story collections including the breakout Black Juice, ten teenage romance novels, three junior fantasy novels, two young adult novels and a children’s picture book. She collaborated with Scott Westerfeld and Deborah Biancotti on the New York Times bestselling YA superheroes … Continue reading Masters Series: Margo Lanagan

Masters Series: Christos Tsiolkas Part One & Two

Christos Tsiolkas is a novelist, playwright, essayist and screen writer and in 2021 was awarded the Melbourne Prize for Literature honouring his “outstanding contribution to Australian literature and to cultural and intellectual life”. His seven novels include his debut, Loaded, which was made into the feature film Head-On, The Jesus Man and Dead Europe, which … Continue reading Masters Series: Christos Tsiolkas Part One & Two

Masters Series: Chloe Hooper

Chloe Hooper is a novelist and non-fiction writer. Her first novel, A Child’s Book of True Crime, became a New York Times Notable Book, and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize. Her non-fiction, including The Tall Man and The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire, have won literary awards and been widely published internationally. Her latest book is Bedtime Stories. They … Continue reading Masters Series: Chloe Hooper

Masters series: Liane Moriarty

Liane Moriarty is the Australian author of nine internationally bestselling novels, Three Wishes, The Last Anniversary, What Alice Forgot, The Hypnotist's Love Story and the number one New York Times bestsellers The Husband's Secret, Big Little Lies and Truly Madly Guilty, Nine Perfect Strangers and her most recent Apples Never Fall. Her books have sold over … Continue reading Masters series: Liane Moriarty

Masters Series: Michelle Law

Michelle Law is a writer and actor working across print, theatre, film and television. She wrote the smash-hit play Single Asian Female, which has sold out seasons in Australia and was  staged in New Zealand in 2021. Her screenwriting work includes the SBS show Homecoming Queens, which she co-created, co-wrote and stars in. Michelle contributes to Australian publications … Continue reading Masters Series: Michelle Law