Category: Author interviews

An interview with John Reed

Associate Professor of Writing Across Media and author of A Drama in Time: The New School Century talks about his new book, The New School and its history, about moving fluidly between genres, what teaching has opened up, his new work in progress, and lots more.

An interview with Jane Novak

Literary powerhouse Jane Novak talks about the changing role of the literary agent, the impact of Covid-19 on the world of books – reading and publishing, trends, predictions, advice, and lots more.

An interview with Jaylan Salah

The author of Workstation Blues talks about her new poetry collection, her background, on working cross-genre, on translating, her love of animals and how that impacts on her work, her work-in-progress and more.

An interview with Ronnie Scott

The author of The Adversary talks about his new book and where the idea came from, his settings, on rewriting, his nameless narrator, on making realistic characters, his influences, and lots more.

An interview with Carmen Radtke

The author of Walking in the Shadow talks about her most recent (and oldest!) book, her writing routine (or lack thereof), advice for new writers, her research, the hardest scene she’s had to write, her work in progress, and lots more.

An interview with Gleah Powers

The author of Million Dollar Red talks about her latest book and what she’d like readers to know, Why she chose Vine Leaves Press, about genre fluidity, about working across artistic mediums, her work in progress, and lots more.

An interview with Geoffrey Gatza

The author of The Albatross Around the Neck of Albert Ross talks about his latest book, the relationship and differences between the young adult writers and poetry communities, his work on the journal BlazeVOX, experimental fiction, children’s literature, what’s on his writing desk, and lots more.

An interview with R.W.R McDonald

The author of The Nancys talks about his lifelong passion for Nancy Drew, his inspirations, working with top-notch editors, his novel writing workshop at Faber, world building, and lots more.

An interview with Jerry Yudelson

Jerry Yudelson, author of The Godfather of Green: An Eco-Spiritual Memoir, released on Earth Day 2020 by Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing, talks about the way his book combines environmental work and spiritual discovery, and why he thinks that the climate crisis should be tackled the same way as earlier social and environmental crises.

An interview with Ashley Kalagian Blunt

Ashley Kalagian Blunt is the author of My Name Is Revenge, which was shortlisted for the 2019 Woollahra Digital Literary Award and was a finalist in the 2018 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award. In this in-depth Q&A, Ashley talks about her new book My Name is Revenge, about writing creative non-fiction, trying to trace her family history against a backdrop of genocide, and lots more.