Episodes

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

Kate and Katherine Catch up + Red by Felicity McLean

The featured book this episode is brought to you by Harper Collins Australia, and is Red by Felicity McLean. Felicity's previous novel is The Van Apfel Girls are Gone. She also co-wrote Body Lengths with Olympic swimmer Leisel Jones. Felicity recommends Love and Virtue by Diana Reid Follow Felicity on Instagram or Twitter Felicity will … Continue reading Kate and Katherine Catch up + Red by Felicity McLean

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

Kate and Katherine Catch Up, plus The Natural History of Love by Caroline Petit

This episode's Featured Book segment is brought to you by Affirm Press and we talk to author Caroline Petit about her new book The Natural History of Love. Caroline's other books are The Fat Man's Daughter and Deep Night (Soho Press, US) Caroline will be appearing at Willy Lit Fest (June, 2022) https://audioboom.com/posts/8075832-kate-and-katherine-catch-up-featured-book-the-natural-history-of-love-caroline-petit The following … Continue reading Kate and Katherine Catch Up, plus The Natural History of Love by Caroline Petit

The Second Time – Wheeler Centre LIVE event with Yumna Kassab and Robert Lukins

This is a special live podcast, recorded at the Wheeler Centre in April 2022. Kate and Katherine interview fellow second time authors Yumna Kassab and Robert Lukins about the joys and anxieties inherent in the writing and publishing process. https://audioboom.com/posts/8073625-the-second-time-a-wheeler-centre-live-event This event was presented as part of Mic Drops, a Wheeler Centre original series celebrating all things … Continue reading The Second Time – Wheeler Centre LIVE event with Yumna Kassab and Robert Lukins

Masters Series: Bernadette Brennan

Bernadette Brennan is a literary critic, academic and researcher in contemporary Australian writing. She is the author of a number of publications and her literary criticism is published widely. In 2017 she published her award-winning literary biography A Writing Life: Helen Garner and Her Work (Text). Her most recent book is Leaping Into Waterfalls: The … Continue reading Masters Series: Bernadette Brennan

Kate and Katherine catch up, plus Meshi by Katherine Tamiko Arguile

The featured book this episode is Meshi: A personal history of Japanese food. The segment is brought to you by Affirm Press. Katherine's debut novel is The Things She OwnedKatherine recommends reading Breasts and Eggs by Mieko KawakamiFollow Katherine on Instagram or Twitter Katherine has upcoming events at Roaring Stories in Balmain on April 28 and … Continue reading Kate and Katherine catch up, plus Meshi by Katherine Tamiko Arguile

Benjamin Law on humour, writing about family and getting paid in stereos

Benjamin Law is the author of The Family Law, Gaysia, the Quarterly Essay: Moral Panic 101 and editor of Growing up Queer in Australia. He created and co-wrote three seasons of the award winning SBS TV series The Family Law and wrote the sold-out MTC play Torch the Place. He co-hosts Stop Everything! on the … Continue reading Benjamin Law on humour, writing about family and getting paid in stereos

Kate and Katherine talk , plus Natasha Sholl’s Found, Wanting

The Featured Book this episode is Natasha Sholl’s Found, Wanting. The segment is brought to you by Ultimo Press. Found, Wanting Natasha Sholl was the author of this (infamous) Tweet.Natasha recommends reading Al Campbell’s The KeeperFollow Natasha on Instagram or Twitter https://audioboom.com/posts/8059366-kate-and-katherine-catch-up-featured-book-found-wanting-natasha-sholl Kate and Katherine discuss: Rachel Yoder, NightbitchThis article: ‘I felt different as a … Continue reading Kate and Katherine talk , plus Natasha Sholl’s Found, Wanting

Masters Series: Sarah Winman

Sarah Winman grew up in Essex and now lives in London. She attended the Weber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and went on to act in theatre, film and television. Her first novel, When God Was a Rabbit was an international bestseller, her second A Year of Marvellous Ways was a Sunday Times bestseller and … Continue reading Masters Series: Sarah Winman