Episodes

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

Kate and Katherine Catch up + Featured Book Forty Nights by Pirooz Jafari

This episode our featured book segment is brought to you by Ultimo Press and we are very excited to be talking to Pirooz Jafari about his debut novel Forty Nights. Forty Nights will be launched at the Bowery Theatre in St. Albans on Wednesday 6 July 2022. It's free but you need to book. Pirooz … Continue reading Kate and Katherine Catch up + Featured Book Forty Nights by Pirooz Jafari

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 InstagramCheck 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 ReflectionJackie recommends … 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

Kate and Katherine Catch up + Unknown by Akuch Kuol Anyieth 

The featured book this episode is brought to you by Text Publishing, and is Unknown by Akuch Kuol Anyieth. Akuch's debut recommendation is The New Manhood by Steve Biddulph https://audioboom.com/posts/8091495-kate-and-katherine-catch-up-featured-book-unknown-by-akuch-kuol-anyieth Also mentioned in this episode: Transcript of our Fiona Murphy episode Critic Swallows Universe by Catriona Menzies Pike (Sydney Review of Books) Islands of Abandonment … Continue reading Kate and Katherine Catch up + Unknown by Akuch Kuol Anyieth 

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