Tag: Words on the Waves

  • Interview with Mandi McIntosh at Words on the Waves

    Interview with Mandi McIntosh at Words on the Waves

    Last but not least, number 8 in our series of 8 interviews at the 2023 Words on the Waves Writers Festival was with festival programmer, Mandi McIntosh. Mandi shares her biggest “gets” for the 2023 author program, as well as some behind-the-scenes insights into what goes into making a successful arts festival.

  • Interview with Melissa Levi at Words on the Waves

    Interview with Melissa Levi at Words on the Waves

    Number 7 in our series of 8 interviews at the 2023 Words on the Waves Writers Festival, we enjoyed a detour into the world of ageing with Melissa Levi. Melissa’s book, ‘We Need to Talk About Ageing,’ is the must-have guide for anyone navigating the ageing journey with a loved one.

  • Interview with Jane Hutcheon at Words on the Waves

    Interview with Jane Hutcheon at Words on the Waves

    Number 6 in our series of 8 interviews at the 2023 Words on the Waves Writers Festival, we enjoyed a conversation with conversation expert, Jane Hutcheon. Most will remember Jane from her decades-long career as an ABC journalist, and her hit show, ‘One Plus One,’ interviewing some of Australia and the world’s biggest names. Jane…

  • Interview with Eleanor Limprecht at Words on the Waves

    Interview with Eleanor Limprecht at Words on the Waves

    Number 5 in our series of 8 interviews at the 2023 Words on the Waves Writers Festival, we spoke with Eleanor Limprecht. Eleanor is the chair of the Board of Directors at Writing New South Wales, and is the author of four novels, including her most recent, The Coast. We chatted with Eleanor about her…

  • Interview with Petronella McGovern at Words on the Waves

    Interview with Petronella McGovern at Words on the Waves

    Number 4 in our series of 8 interviews at the 2023 Words on the Waves Writers Festival, we chatted with thriller author, Petronella McGovern, about her latest book, ‘The Liars.’ Petronella shares what it was like writing through the pandemic, and how she uses writing as therapy. Plus, she answers the question, “Does it get…

  • Interview with Ashley Kalagian Blunt at Words on the Waves

    Interview with Ashley Kalagian Blunt at Words on the Waves

    Number 3 in our series of 8 interviews at the 2023 Words on the Waves Writers Festival, we meet with thriller author and long-time Aussie-in-training, Ashley Kalagian Blunt. Ashley walks us through the twists and turns of her new book, ‘Dark Mode’ and details the challenges she faces merging creativity and chronic illness.

  • Interview with Jock Serong at Words on the Waves

    Interview with Jock Serong at Words on the Waves

    Number 2 in our series of 8 interviews at the 2023 Words on the Waves Writers Festival, we chat with Jock Serong — reformed lawyer and multi award-winning author of several books including ‘The Rules of Backyard Cricket’ and his most recent novel, ‘The Settlement.’ We enjoyed a wide-ranging chat with Jock about Australian culture:…

  • Interview with Fiona Lloyd at Words on the Waves

    Interview with Fiona Lloyd at Words on the Waves

    Number 1 in our series of 8 interviews at the 2023 Words on the Waves Writers Festival, we chat with the festival’s children’s program coordinator and middle grade author, Fiona Lloyd. Fiona’s debut children’s novel ‘Being Jimmy Baxter’ launches with Penguin Random House on 4 July. In our chat, we talk dark themes in middle…