College student and “Booktuber” Katie Wismer has been in love with the written word from a young age. On a whim, she posted her poetry to Instagram and received an amazing response from her followers a couple of years ago. It was then that she knew she had something special on her hands and decided … Continue reading From BookTuber to Published Poet: An Interview with Katie Wismer
Scottish contemporary romance author Julie Shackman has always been drawn to writing novels. In this interview we discuss the joy of releasing her third novel, A Room at the Manor in paperback, her path to publication and the highs and lows of writing romance.
Have you ever read a book so good that you wish you could sit down with the author and chat about it, like an old friend you invite over for morning tea once a month? Well, in The Writer’s Room, Stella Prize winning author Charlotte Wood has done just that. A collection of some of her most notable interviews from the online journal of the same name, The Writer’s Room provides insights into the creative processes behind some of Australia and New Zealand’s best loved literary works.
With Ben Sanders' new novel, The Stakes, set to be released in early 2018, let's take a trip down memory lane with this interview.
Now, Imagine is being introduced to an even newer generation – those who are still discovering this world – through the publication of a new children’s book based on Lennon’s undisputed classic.
In this interview, Neil speaks about making a living through art, how poetry has helped heal the scars of mental illness and what people can expect from his first Australian tour.
“The highlight is just getting another album out. The music industry’s changed a lot the last few years. I’m lucky that I’ve got a label who let me do my own thing and record the songs I want to record,” he says. “The thing that has always appealed to me in this genre is the stories. You can only write so many love songs – and that’s predominantly what pop music is in one form or another – I like that too, that’s cool. But I like being able to explore other things with the lyric in this genre.”
Once you start Forgotten, you’re in for the long haul … and believe me, it’s an awesome ride.
Sydney-based electronic duo MOZA may be best known on the Australian music scene for their collaborations with the likes of Running Touch, Paces and even Tina Arena. Now, MOZA are set to step into the spotlight for real with their latest single, Keep Up.
In 2014, I caught up with Justin Heazlewood (AKA The Bedroom Philosopher) following a performance at Queensland Poetry Festival. In August 2017, he will return to the line-up with his highly-praised "Cat Show". As such, I thought now would be a great time to share some of the best bits from one of my favourite interviews.