Archive for Writing
Cath Kenneally speaks to Brian Castro, Adelaide author and Professor at Adelaide University, about his new book Street to Street, published by Giramondo. For more details about the book you can visit their website.
Journalist Michael Duffy has written the book Bad, the story of the Perish Brothers and the murder of a drug cook. This was one of Australia’s biggest murder investigations and only just resolved in the Sydney courts. An upcoming series of the Channel 9 television show Underbelly will feature these events.
Sue Reece spoke to Michael about the importance of crime writing and how this particular path to justice hinged on investigating the murder of a drug cook – an activity that the community might consider a waste of time.
We all remember author Melina Marchetta for her novel Looking for Alibrandi, that swept the prizes board when it was released. Then there was On Jellicoe Road. However, since 2007 she has been writing a fantasy series, the latest being the new release Quintana of Charyn. Cath Kenneally spoke to Melina beginning with the fact that Cath normally leaves fantasy alone.
Author Robert Moore talks to Cath Kenneally about his book Pecking Disorder and reads an excerpt from Hard Pressed.
Check out Pecking Disorder and Hard Pressed at MLR Press