Katherine has NEWS PLUS Featured Book THE RUSH by Michelle Prak

Katherine has NEWS!! Her MG book (and a SECOND!) will be published!!! Our Featured Book this week is The Rush by Michelle Prak and the segment is brought to you by Simon & Schuster. Michelle Prak (known to some of you on socials as Prakky) is a professional communicator with a thirty-year career in corporate … Continue reading Katherine has NEWS PLUS Featured Book THE RUSH by Michelle Prak

Masters Series: Amie Kaufman

Amie Kaufman is a New York Times and internationally bestselling author. Her multi-award winning work has been translated into nearly thirty languages, and is in development for film and TV. Raised in Australia and Ireland, Amie has degrees in literature, law, history and conflict resolution, and is currently undertaking a PhD in Creative Writing. Her … Continue reading Masters Series: Amie Kaufman

Kate apologises for a recording fail PLUS Featured Book Grey Nomad by Alison Ferguson

Look, we're all about vulnerability and awkward, so it's a delight to have shared our recording fail on insta this week and for Kate to publicly accept responsibility for her failure to press record. We promise that next week we'll re-record ALL of our recommendations and discussion on the industry and get it to you … Continue reading Kate apologises for a recording fail PLUS Featured Book Grey Nomad by Alison Ferguson

Summer Series: Liane Moriarty

In the tenth episode of our Summer Series, Kate speaks with Australian Fiction Queen, Liane Moriarty in a wide ranging conversation about her career, writing process and dealing with Hollywood. 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 … Continue reading Summer Series: Liane Moriarty

Summer Series: Social Media Guru – Shay Gardner

In the eighth episode of our Summer Series, Kate and Katherine get schooled by Kate's talented friend, marketing/social media expert Shay Gardner on ALL things social media. This episode was so popular and birthed the phrase 'bring the salad'.  https://audioboom.com/posts/8223617-summer-series-social-media-guru-shay-gardner Find the full shownotes for this conversation here. We’d love you to leave a review where … Continue reading Summer Series: Social Media Guru – Shay Gardner

Summer Series: Natasha Lester

In our sixth episode of our Summer Series, Katherine speaks with bestselling Australian author, Natasha Lester Natasha Lester is the internationally 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 … Continue reading Summer Series: Natasha Lester

Summer Series: Tony Birch

In our fifth episode of our Summer Series, Kate talks to much loved Australian literary legend, Tony Birch. Tony Birch is a novelist, short story writer, poet and academic. He is the author of three novels: Ghost River, which won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Indigenous Writing; Blood, which was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award … Continue reading Summer Series: Tony Birch

Summer Series: Helen Garner

In our fourth episode of our Summer Series we revisit our most popular ep ever! Kate speaks to Literary Queen, Helen Garner. Helen Garner’s first book, Monkey Grip, was published in 1977. She is well known for her novels, short stories, journalism and essays, and for several influential works of non-fiction. In 2006 she received the … Continue reading Summer Series: Helen Garner

Summer Series: Madeleine Dore

In our third episode of our Summer Series, we revisit Kate's conversation with Madeleine Dore which was a hugely popular ep to kick off 2022. We hope you can apply her energy to your 2023 new year! Madeleine Dore is a freelance writer, interviewer and founder of Extraordinary Routines. Since 2014, Dore has been asking creative … Continue reading Summer Series: Madeleine Dore

Summer Series: Benjamin Law

In our second episode of our Summer Series, we revisit Katherine's conversation with Benjamin Law. 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 … Continue reading Summer Series: Benjamin Law