MEDIA INTERVIEWS & CHATS WITH BLOGGERS
interview with Natasha Mitchell (Life Matters) and Michael Cathcart (Books + Arts Daily), live from the Bendigo Writers’ Festival. 8 August 2014. Triple Choice Tuesday: Three books that have had a profound impact on my writing and reading for Reading Matters, as part of the Australia/NZ Literature Festival in the UK. 20 May 2014.
Past, Present + Future: Three favourite books at Book to the Future blog. 28 April 2014
Beauty and Lace Magazine: an interview with Michelle Walker. 28 April 2014. Write Note Reviews: an interview with Monique Mulligan for her Author Insight series. 10 February 2014.
Passages of Writing, an interview with Julie Proudfoot. 11 February 2014.
Meet an Aussie Author: Q+A at ANZ LitLovers blog. 11 February 2014. Danielle Binks, at Kill Your Darlings blog, imagines an Alex Award (introducing teen readers to adult books) and lists
just_a_girl in the top 10.
YEN magazine online: an interview with Michael Adams, 16 January 2014. Interview at Australian Women Writers. I talk to Elizabeth Lhuede about love dolls,
Lolita and what it’s like to hit puberty early. December 2013. Jenn J McLeod invited me over to her blog for a
Bar Yarn. The most fun I’ve had being interviewed to date … watch out for tequila slammers. 3 December 2013. If you’ve ever wondered what’s
hidden on my bookshelves, here’s a post at The Incredible Rambling Emily blog, 31 October 2013.
Dream Big … Read Often: an interview with Melissa Wray, 13 October 2013.
Disconnected in a connected world: what are teenagers doing online?, researching teenage
girls in the digital age for just_a_girl, Wheeler Centre blog, 22 July 2013. Lolita with a webcam: profile on Castlemaine’s local paper, Midland Express. 9 July 2013.
Radio interview with Jan Goldsmith, Published or Not, 3CR. 4 July 2013.
Radio interview with Alicia Sometimes, Aural Text, 3RRR. 3 July 2013.
Ten (not so) easy steps to writing a novel: guest post at Walter Mason’s blog, 29 June 2013.
Writing a first novel: guest post at Shelleyrae’s Book’d Out blog, 27 June 2013.
Appearance at a pop-up bookstore: Q+A with Colourbox Studio in Footscray, 25 June 2013.
The launch of Kirsten Krauth’s new novel: Walter Mason covers the Sydney launch, 21 June 2013.
Haruki Murakami’s guest post at Friday Faves, Annabel Smith’s wonderful blog, 7 June 2013. Wind Up Bird Chronicle and its influence:
Voice, reviews and choosing a publisher: Q+A with Allison Tait, Life in a Pink Fibro blog, 6 June 2013.
My lovely agent, Virginia Lloyd, live from New York, on how she’s helped me through the first time, 6 June 2013. just_a_girl is born: FESTIVALS & TALKS
Risky Fictions, a panel at the Bendigo Writers Festival, live streamed by the Wheeler Centre. 8 August 2015. Radio National:
interview with Natasha Mitchell (Life Matters) and Michael Cathcart (Books + Arts Daily), live from the Bendigo Writers’ Festival. 8 August 2014.
Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon, a panel on girls growing up and writing teen voices in adult fiction, Bendigo Writers’ Festival, with Jenny Valentish and Nicole Hayes. 8 August 2014
Pushing Your Own Cart, a panel at the NSW Writers’ Centre seminar, Forest for the Trees, on social media, marketing + author platforms, Sydney Writers’ Festival, with Kate Forsyth and Darrell Pitt, 22 May 2014. Listen to the session.
Debut Fiction: Here and Now, a panel at the Varuna/Sydney Writers’ Festival on just_a_girl, with Felicity Castagna and Irina Dunn. 19 May 2014. Clunes Booktown: Pushing the Boundaries of the Novel, with Nicki Greenberg, 3 May 2014;
Writing the father, Writing the daughter, with Nigel Krauth, 4 May 2014.
What to Expect When You’re Prospecting, a variation of a talk given at the NSW Writers’ Centre on how to market your book in the digital age, Obsession with Books blog, 31 January 2014.
Event: reading from just_a_girl at Debut Mondays, Wheeler Centre, with Fiona McFarlane. 23 September 2013. Event: Can self promotion be a creative act? I did a talk at Open Access seminar: Selling Your Book in the Digital Age, NSW Writers’ Centre, Sydney, 21 September 2013.