Episodes

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

Kate and Katherine catch up plus Featured Book CUT by Susan White

Our Featured Book this week is Cut by Susan White and the segment is brought to you by Affirm Press. Susan White is a doctor and a writer. As a clinical geneticist, Susan hunts for answers to undiagnosed genetic conditions in children. Her first novel for younger readers was Take the Shot, published in 2019. … Continue reading Kate and Katherine catch up plus Featured Book CUT by Susan White

Masters Series: Sophie Cunningham

Sophie Cunningham is a non-fiction writer, novelist, editor and climate activist; every day she posts an image of a tree on her Instagram @sophtreeofday. Author of seven books (and more to come) Cunningham is a Member of the Order of Australia for her contributions to literature, was a co-founder of The Stella Prize, former editor … Continue reading Masters Series: Sophie Cunningham

Kylie Maslen PLUS Featured Book Marshmallow by Victoria Hannan

This episode's featured book is Marshmallow, the second novel from Victoria Hannan. This segment is brought to you by Hachette. Victoria Hannan is a writer and photographer. Her first novel, Kokomo was the 2019 winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript and her second novel Marshmallow is out now. We spoke … Continue reading Kylie Maslen PLUS Featured Book Marshmallow by Victoria Hannan

Kate and Katherine Catch Up PLUS Featured Book Denizen by James Mackenzie Watson

Our featured book is debut novel Denizen by James Mckenzie Watson and this segment is brought to you by Penguin. James McKenzie Watson writes short and novel-length fiction with a focus on health and rural Australia. His novel Denizen was Winner of the 2021 Penguin Literary Prize. James co-hosts the health and writing podcast James … Continue reading Kate and Katherine Catch Up PLUS Featured Book Denizen by James Mackenzie Watson

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

Kate and Katherine catch up + Featured Book Banjawarn by Josh Kemp

Our featured book segment is Banjawarn by Josh Kemp, brought to you UWA Publishing. Josh Kemp is an author of Australian gothic fiction. His debut novel, Banjawarn, was joint winner of the 2021 Dorothy Hewett Award for an Unpublished Manuscript. His short stories have been published by Kill Your Darlings, Overland, Seizure, Tincture and Breach. … Continue reading Kate and Katherine catch up + Featured Book Banjawarn by Josh Kemp

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

Kate and Katherine catch up + Featured Book Something Blue by Alex Sarkis

Today our featured book segment is brought to you by Ultimo Press and we are delighted to be talking to Alex Sarkis about her debut novel SOMETHING BLUE.             Check out the book trailer for Something Blue on YouTubeFollow Alex on Instagram Alex recommends Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton Alex Sarkis was born and … Continue reading Kate and Katherine catch up + Featured Book Something Blue by Alex Sarkis