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. https://audioboom.com/posts/8130052-masters-series-chloe-hooper 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

Masters Series: Hazel Edwards + Featured Book: The Golden Book by Kate Ryan

This episode our Featured Book is The Golden Book by Kate Ryan. Check out this interview with Better Reading and this review of The Golden Book by Readings Kate recommends debut book Love and Virtue by Diana Reid Our Masters Series interview is with Hazel Edwards. https://audioboom.com/posts/8109570-masters-series-hazel-edwards-plus-featured-book-the-golden-hour-by-kate-ryan Hazel Edwards is an award-winning author of books … Continue reading Masters Series: Hazel Edwards + Featured Book: The Golden Book by Kate Ryan

Masters series: Michael Christie + Featured Book: The Eulogy by Jackie Bailey

This episode our Featured Book is brought to you by Hardie Grant, and is The Eulogy by Jackie Bailey. Follow Jackie on Instagram Check out Jackie talking to Mel James at ABC Illawarra, read an extract of the The Eulogy at SBS Reads or read about Jackie’s reading habits at Kill Your Darlings Shelf Reflection … Continue reading Masters series: Michael Christie + Featured Book: The Eulogy by Jackie Bailey

Masters Series: Natasha Lester

Natasha Lester is the international bestselling author of A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald, Her Mother's Secret, The Paris Seamstress, The French Photographer, The Paris Secret and The Riviera House, and a former marketing executive for L'Oreal. Her novels have been translated into many different languages and are published all around the world. https://audioboom.com/posts/8100813-masters-series-natasha-lester Our conversations covers: Overland literary journal, i.e. the first … Continue reading Masters Series: Natasha Lester

Masters Series: Gabrielle Wang

Gabrielle Wang is an award-winning author and illustrator of more than 20 novels and picture books for children and young adults. She was born in Melbourne of Chinese heritage. As a result, Gabrielle’s books are a blend of both Australian and Chinese culture, with a touch of fantasy. In March 2022 Gabrielle was named the … Continue reading Masters Series: Gabrielle Wang

Masters Series: Michelle de Kretser

Michelle de Kretser was born in Sri Lanka and emigrated to Australia when she was fourteen. Educated in Melbourne and Paris, Michelle has worked as a university tutor, an editor and a book reviewer. She is the author of seven novels and one work of non fiction. She has twice won the Miles Franklin award … Continue reading Masters Series: Michelle de Kretser

Masters Series: Andy Griffiths on writing for children, collaboration and how much anarchy is the right amount of anarchy

This episode Katherine talks with internationally best selling award winning author Andy Griffiths. https://audioboom.com/posts/8079786-andy-griffiths-on-writing-for-children-collaboration-and-how-much-anarchy-is-the-right-amount-of Andy Griffiths is one of Australia’s most popular children’s authors. He and illustrator Terry Denton have collaborated on more than 33 bestselling books since their first title, Just Tricking, was published in 1997. In Australia, Andy and Terry’s books have sold over 10 million copies, … Continue reading Masters Series: Andy Griffiths on writing for children, collaboration and how much anarchy is the right amount of anarchy