Spineless Wonders asks Maree Dawes

March 3, 2014By Bronwyn Mehaninterviews 1 Comment

In this interview, editor and poet, Rhiannon Hall talks with West Australian poet, Maree Dawes about her writing and its influences and about her verse novel, brb: be right back. When did you develop an interest in poetry? I used to write poetry as a child, continued through high school and early days of uni … Read More

Amanda Lohrey Selects series: Interview with Claire Corbett

February 19, 2014By Bronwyn MehanAmanda Lohrey Selects Interviews, interviews No Comments

Claire Corbett author of Hostile Takeover What inspired you to write this story? I’d been working in the NSW Cabinet Office, which provided policy advice to the Premier. It was a unique and intensely hierarchical workplace and I wanted to capture the sense of intrigue and behind-the-scenes machinations before my deep understanding of it faded. Our … Read More

Spineless Wonders asks … Maree Dawes

January 23, 2014By Bronwyn Mehaninterviews No Comments

1. What inspired you to write the verse novel, brb: be right back? My usual inspiration is to be immersed in something .. the day.. history…music..art or the environment and write about that in my journal. I write really freely in my journal complete with spelling mistakes. I imagine being other people and write as if … Read More