In the last of our series of interviews with authors from the Michael McGirr Selects series, we chat with Melbourne-based Mark Vender about the his story, ‘Adnarchy’, about writers he admires and what he does when he stuck for ideas. To read an excerpt and purchase a copy of ‘Adnarchy’, see below. And to meet … Read More
This week we interview Jane Skelton whose long story, ‘Flying Foxes’ is published as part of the Michael McGirr Selects series. Currently undertaking a artist’s residency in Norway, Jane will join our online bookclub for a discussion of her story, of writing fiction and her reading and writing habits. You can read a preview and … Read More
This week we interview poet and editor, Anthony Lynch, whose story ‘Rent’ is one of twelve long stories in the Michael McGirr Selects series. Anthony tells us about his early attempts at storytelling, the inspiration for his story ‘Rent’ and about his reading and writing habits.
Jessie Mitchell interest in the hidden stories behind the official history of Ancient Egypt inspired her to write ‘Remembering Mardion’. This historical thriller was selected by Michael McGirr for our digital long stories series. We asked Jessie tell us more about the story behind this story and about her reading and writing habits.
This week we delve in to award-winning poet, novelist and short fiction author, Andy Kissane’s story, ‘Love Bites’. A creative writing teacher who has taught in universities, schools and writing centres, we ask Andy about what his own writing practice, what he is reading and for some tips on how to get the creative spark … Read More
Continuing our series of interviews with authors in our digital long story series, Michael McGirr Selects, this week we present Adelaide author, Rebekah Clarkson. Rebekah talks about her story ‘Dancing On Your Bones’ which is published as part of this digital series, about the lure of the thesaurus, what she’s reading and some tips about … Read More
We interview Sydney-based writer, Lukas Jackson whose story, ‘Flatrock, 1979’ is published as part of the Michael McGirr Selects series. To read a sample and grab a copy of this story, check out the preview below. And join the author for more discussion on the Spineless Wonders online bookclub, 8pm AEST, Thursday Sept 13. Do … Read More
We asked West AustralianTV writer and author about his writing and reading habits. Read his responses here. Ron Elliott Ron Elliott’s ‘The Lake Story’ is one of twelve finalists in the 2014 Carmel Bird Award and is included in the Michael McGirr Selects series of digital singles which is being released this year. You can … Read More
Guest blogger, Rebecca Parker reports on the recent launch of Carmel Bird’s latest collection, My Hearts Are Your Hearts and the Michael McGirr Selects series of digital long stories. On Saturday the 25th of July I traipsed up the stairs of Berkelouw books to attend my first book launch. Walking into a room full of … Read More