Behind the Pen with Michelle Wright

Today I warmly welcome Michelle Wright to Behind the Pen, chatting about her debut novel, Small Acts of Defiance. Michelle Wright is an award-winning writer who brings to life a remarkable range of characters, winning many awards, including The Age short story competition. Her collection of short stories, Fine, was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's … Continue reading Behind the Pen with Michelle Wright

Behind the Pen – A Few of my Favourites with Meg Bignell

Today I am delighted to welcome Meg Bignell to Behind the Pen. Meg's latest book, Welcome to Nowhere River, releases today and to celebrate, she’s sharing a few of her favourites with us. Over to you Meg, what is your favourite…and why… Character from one of your books? Susannah from The Sparkle Pages is my … Continue reading Behind the Pen – A Few of my Favourites with Meg Bignell

Author Talks: Sue Williams on discovering two remarkable friends and their shared story of changing the world, one patient at a time

I first met Australian icon Dr Catherine Hamlin when I went travelling in Ethiopia at the end of 2017. I spent a few days at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital talking to her for a magazine article, and learning about her tremendous work caring for girls and women who were suffering debilitating childbirth injuries, and … Continue reading Author Talks: Sue Williams on discovering two remarkable friends and their shared story of changing the world, one patient at a time

Author Talks: Monique Mulligan on Nurturing the Seeds of Inspiration

One of the most-asked questions of authors is ‘What inspired you to write this book?’ Some authors hate this question; others don’t. I fall into the latter camp. What inspired me to write Wherever You Go is something I’m passionate about. I could talk about it endlessly and I do, which sometimes earns me a … Continue reading Author Talks: Monique Mulligan on Nurturing the Seeds of Inspiration

#MWFDIGITAL: Clare Bowditch – Your Own Kind of Girl

Clare Bowditch is a storyteller who lives in Melbourne with her husband Marty, their three teenage children, a white groodle, and one lone surviving free-ranging guinea pig. In terms of ‘the fancy stuff’, Bowditch is a bestselling ARIA Award-winning musician (Best Female Artist), Rolling Stone Woman of the Year (Contribution to Culture), Logie-nominated actor (for … Continue reading #MWFDIGITAL: Clare Bowditch – Your Own Kind of Girl

#MWFDIGITAL: Jing-Jing Lee – How We Disappeared

Jing-Jing Lee was born and raised in Singapore. She obtained a master’s degree in Creative Writing from Oxford in 2011, and has since seen her poetry and short stories published in various journals and anthologies. She is the author of How We Disappeared, If I Could Tell You, and And Other Rivers. She currently lives … Continue reading #MWFDIGITAL: Jing-Jing Lee – How We Disappeared