Q&A with author Lisa Heidke

Author Lisa Heidke has just released her fifth book, It Started With A Kiss, published by Allen and Unwin. She is running library talks across Sydney and the South Coast all this month and will also be facilitating a workshop at the Sydney Writers Centre on Popular Women’s Fiction. We were lucky to nab sometime with her … Continue reading

Amanda Palmer – The Art of Asking

Amanda Palmer, also known as Amanda F**king Palmer, is in high demand. In fact, she is so sought after the Sydney Writers Festival had to move her upcoming talk to a bigger venue after it sold out within 48 hours. The rocker, Kickstarter pioneer, and viral TED talker will be joined by special guest Tara Moss for … Continue reading

Tina Fey – Bossy Pants

Can you judge a book by its cover? If so this memoir would be pretty disturbing. Don’t worry, it’s lighthearted and witty (sort of) anecdotes from the 30 Rock star. The first 100 pages or so are nothing to write home about, or even write about full stop. Either this comedian is holding back or … Continue reading


Stephen King called it “an enthralling gift”, and Ridley Scott has the film rights. So what’s all the fuss about? Book one of this epic post-apocalyptic trilogy begins in 2018 with an outbreak of a virus which creates “virals”, vampire-like creatures who are destroying mankind. It also follows six-year-old Amy who doesn’t seem to age … Continue reading