Articles tagged “interviews”
Today, there are more than a million temporary migrants living in Australia. They work, pay tax and abide by our laws, yet they remain unrecognised as citizens.
My Last Continent by Midge Raymond is an unforgettable novel of love and loss, set against the dramatic landscape of Antarctica. Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Project and The Rosie Effect, described it as ‘an original and entirely authentic love story...It recognises that love is seldom simple or exclusive, and that the things that bring us together can also keep us apart.’ He had the opportunity to ask Midge Raymond a few questions.
Simon Barnard, author of A–Z of Convicts in Van Diemen’s Land and the upcoming Convict Tattoos, was interviewed by Jill Fitzsimons, Learning Leader of English at Whitefriars College, and her Year 12 Whitefriars College English class.
Zane Lovitt was a documentary filmmaker before turning his hand to crime fiction. His debut novel, The Midnight Promise, won the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction, and led to Zane being named one of the Best Young Novelists of 2013 by the Sydney Morning Herald. His writing was compared to the likes of Raymond Carver, Quentin Tarantino and Peter Temple, to name a few.
Cassie and Sid Sunday, once as close as sisters could be, have drifted apart. They live in opposite corners of the world—New York City and Singapore.
Twelve years ago, Linda’s sister Anna was murdered. Her killer was never caught, but Linda saw him. And she’s just seen him again on TV. He’s become a well-known journalist, and Linda—a famous novelist and infamous recluse—knows no one will believe her if she accuses him.
Jennifer Down’s debut novel, Our Magic Hour, was picked up by Text after being shortlisted for the 2014 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an unpublished manuscript. Carrie Tiffany describes it as a novel that contains ‘all the rapture and calamity of youth’, and Jennifer Down as ‘a writer of rare insight and heart’. Here Jennifer answers some questions about her writing and inspirations.