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

#MWFDIGITAL: Jessie Tu – A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing

Tu trained as a classical violinist for more than 15 years. Failing to succeed as a professional musician, she taught music at Kambala, St Ignatius College, MLC Burwood, Kings School, Newington College. She's taught at refugee camps in the Middle East, volunteered with AUSAID in The Solomon Islands, travelled to complete residencies in the U.S, … Continue reading #MWFDIGITAL: Jessie Tu – A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing

#MWFDIGITAL: Victoria Hannan – Kokomo

Victoria Hannan is a writer, photographer and creative director living in Melbourne. Her writing has appeared on McSweeney's Internet Tendency, 3:AM Magazine and in her monthly TinyLetter about swimming pools. Kokomo, her first novel, was written at artist-in-residence programs in Brazil, Tasmania and Iceland. Kokomo was the 2019 winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award … Continue reading #MWFDIGITAL: Victoria Hannan – Kokomo

#MWFDIGITAL: Charlotte McConaghy – The Last Migration

Charlotte McConaghy has been writing from a young age. She has both a Graduate Degree in Screenwriting and a Masters Degree in Screen Arts, and has worked in script development for film and television for several years. She has written a number of speculative fiction books but The Last Migration is her first literary novel. … Continue reading #MWFDIGITAL: Charlotte McConaghy – The Last Migration

#MWFDIGITAL: Kevin Kwan – Sex and Vanity

Kevin Kwan is the author of the international bestsellers Crazy Rich Asians, now a major motion picture, China Rich Girlfriend and Rich People Problems. Born in Singapore, he has called New York's West Village home since 1995. Sex and Vanity The iconic author of the bestselling phenomenon Crazy Rich Asians returns with the glittering tale … Continue reading #MWFDIGITAL: Kevin Kwan – Sex and Vanity