Tag Archive: australian author

Dec 04

Books Writers Read with Hazel Edwards

I am very pleased to welcome Hazel Edwards to Reading Upside Down. I have been delighted over the past couple of years to develop a friendship with Hazel via email and social media and more recently to have the opportunity to meet Hazel personally at the Writers in the Park festival in Sydney. Hazel’s There’s …

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Oct 11

Blog Tour: Sad the Dog – Meet the Team

  Sandy Fussell and Tull Suwannakit are Team Sad, the author and illustrator behind the picture book, Sad the Dog. Today they answer a few questions about their shared work and each other. Sandy Fussell What were your first thoughts when you saw the illustrations for Sad? I almost didn’t recognise him. The Sad I …

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Oct 09

Books Writers Read with Dianne Bates

Di Bates

I am very pleased to welcome Di Bates to Reading Upside Down. I have been aware of Di’s work for some time. Di has published numerous books for children of all ages and she is also the editor of the children’s publishing industry ezine Buzzwords which is filled with fantastic information and opportunities for writers …

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Oct 08

Review: The Patterson Girls by Rachael Johns

I read my first Rachael Johns’ novel about a year ago and I’ve read several since, enjoying the interesting characters, engaging dialogue and rural Australian setting. Rachael’s latest title, the newly released The Patterson Girls, is a slight change of pace from her previous ‘rural romance’ books like Outback Blaze. While many of the familiar …

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Jul 03

Books Writers Read with Amra Pajalic

Amra Pajalic

I am very pleased to welcome Amra Pajalic to Reading Upside Down. I first started chatting with Amra after reading Coming of Age: Growing Up Muslim in Australia, a book she co-edited with Demet Divaroren. I have been encouraged by Amra’s passion for education, writing and promoting greater cultural awareness. What book(s) are you currently …

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Jun 26

Books Writers Read with Demet Divaroren

coming of age

I am very pleased to welcome Demet Divaroren to Reading Upside Down. I first started chatting with Demet after reading Coming of Age: Growing Up Muslim in Australia, a book she co-edited with Amra Pajalic, and I have been inspired by her positive attitude and wonderful perspective on culture and creativity. What book(s) are you …

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Jun 12

Books Writers Read with Anne Gracie

Anne Gracie

I am very pleased to welcome Anne Gracie to Reading Upside Down. I have only discovered Anne’s books recently, but I have thoroughly enjoyed reading her regency romance novels and I’m delighted that she was willing to answer my Books Writers Read questions. What book(s) are you currently reading? I’m always reading. Currently I have …

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Jun 05

Books Writers Read with Trinity Doyle

Trinity Doyle - credit Farrah Allan

I am very pleased to welcome Trinity Doyle to Reading Upside Down. I met Trinity late last year at a local CBCA meeting. Since then we have caught up for coffee and chatted about books several times. Trinity’s debut novel, Pieces of Sky, has just catapulted onto the local YA scene and I’m delighted that …

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May 22

Books Writers Read with Nicole Hayes

Nicole Hayes 2

I am very pleased to welcome Nicole to Reading Upside Down. Nicole is an exciting new voice in Australian YA fiction whose books explore some very contemporary and relevant topics for teens (and, dare I say it, adults). What book(s) are you currently reading? I‘m reading the manuscript of Melanie Benjamin’s new novel, out next …

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May 01

Books Writers Read with Ellie Marney

every move

I am very pleased to welcome Ellie Marney to Reading Upside Down. Ellie is the author of the Every series, a trilogy of YA romantic thriller crime novels. What book(s) are you currently reading? Searching for Women Who Drink Whiskey – by Miranda Kennedy It’s a non-fiction book about a foreign journalist living in India, …

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