Evie Wyld wins 2014 Miles Franklin Literary Award for All the Birds, Singing.

So thrilled about this! As I’ve said, probably ranted, before — I fell in love with All the Birds, Singing when I read/reviewed it last year over at the Newtown Review of Books (review appears below) so, was delighted to find out it had won the Miles Franklin this year. I confess I was on […]

Anita Heiss Interview Byron Bay Writers’ Festival 2013 #BBWF2013

Dr Anita Heiss is an acclaimed author and social commentator who recently joined Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning and UTS as an Adjunct Professor. She is an Indigenous Literacy Foundation Ambassador and a Books in Homes Ambassador. Anita is a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation of central New South Wales and her mother was […]

Jesse Blackadder Interview Byron Bay Writers’ Festival 2013 #BBWF2013

Jesse Blackadder is the author of award-winning historical novels The Raven’s Heart (about the real Blackadder family and set during the reign of Mary Queen of Scots) and Chasing the Light (the story of Norwegian-born Ingrid Christensen, the first woman to reach Antarctica). Blackadder is now writing a series of children’s novels and I caught […]

All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld

  In this neo-gothic pastorale, something or someone is brutally killing Jake Whyte’s sheep and prowling around and through her house at night. Jake lives on a remote, bleak English island, her closest companions her dog (named Dog) and the sheep she farms. I feel the pull of being alone, of answering to no one, the […]

Blood Secret by Jaye Ford

Looking for your next nail-biting suspense thriller? Davitt award-winning author Jaye Ford (Beyond Fear, Scared Yet?) has written just the thing. Blood Secret throws readers directly into some fast-paced action with a road rage incident and the disappearance of a main character. Rennie Carter is a strong woman and a survivor. She doesn’t like to […]

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