Rachel Leary

Thank you Rachel for agreeing to this interview about your debut novel, Bridget Crack. Stories about Australian colonial women are few and far between. This novel adds significantly to our understanding of what it must have been like for those women. Can you tell us something of the background to your...

Leah Kaminsky

Thank you Leah for agreeing to this interview about your latest book We’re all going to die. I must say that I picked this up with some degree of trepidation. I wasn’t in the mood for doom and gloom. I found it poignant but, to my surprise, also joyful and inspiring....

Suzanne Leal

Suzanne, thank you for agreeing to this interview about your latest novel, The Teacher’s Secret, and your role as facilitator at literary events. Let’s first talk a bit about your own writing. Your first novel, Border Street, was commended in the Asher Literary Award. Your most recent novel, The Teacher’s Secret, is also about...

Meredith Jaffé

Meredith, thank you for agreeing to this interview about your latest book The Making of Christina. In one sense this novel is a departure from your previous novel The Fence, which uses the simple idea of building a fence to explore the richness and intricacy of neighbourly relationships. Can you tell...

New South Publishing

As a small token of our appreciation for New South Publishing's generous sponsorship, we would like to highlight some of their best and brightest writers featured at St Albans Writers' Festival. Now's the time to dive into these reads to make sure that you are ready when the authors grace...