30 September

Book Signing

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Many thanks to lovely Petra, Alexandra and all the other staff at Dymocks Chatswood for recently hosting my book-signing!

26 August

Book Signing Event

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I’ll be signing copies of ‘Shepherd‘ (or any of my other books) at Chatswood Dymocks on 12 September between 4 pm and 6 pm. Please drop by, even if it’s just for a chat! I’ll be desperate for company.

10 July

A Launch to Remember

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Thanks to Text Publishing, Megalong Books in Leura, NSW, and all the wonderful people who came to my FIRST EVER book launch on 6 June.  Here I am at the event with my new novel, ‘Shepherd‘, and (from left to right) Jodie Dalglish of Megalong Books, Derryn Heilbuth, who made a fantastic speech, and Mandy […]

23 April

21st Century Recognition

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Booklist Online, the review website of the American Library Association, has named ‘How to Catch a Bogle’ as one of the 50 Best Middle-Grade Novels of the 21st century! The full list can be found at the Booklist website.

24 April

Another Shortlisting

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My unpublished manuscript ‘Shepherd’ has just been shortlisted for the 2018 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing. The full shortlist can be found at the Text Publishing website.

15 July

Award Shortlisting

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Theophilus Grey and the Traitor’s Mask has been shortlisted in the children’s category of the Davitt Awards for best crime books written by Australian women. To see the full list of nominees, visit the Sisters in Crime website.

11 July

‘Charlatan’ in Sydney

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I’ll be talking about Charlatan at two free events in Sydney, on Wednesday 12 July. The first commences at 12:30 pm at the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, at 280 Pitt Street. The second will be at Five Dock Library (4-12 Garfield Street, Five Dock) and will kick off at 6:30 pm. Hope to see you there!

8 July

In Conversation with Richard Fidler

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              On Wednesday 5 July I had a wonderful talk with Richard Fidler on the ABC Radio program Conversations about Thomas Guthrie Carr and my new book. It was so exciting and enjoyable, and everyone at the ABC was INCREDIBLY nice. To stream or download our chat, visit the Conversations website.

8 July

Also in Brisbane …

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While I was in Queensland, I also had to good fortune to visit the Avid Reader bookshop, and talk to ABC journalist Paul Barclay for his podcast ‘Big Ideas’. That discussion about Charlatan was recorded, and will be posted in the next couple of weeks. Finally, I wound up my visit to Brisbane with a speech […]

9 June

Thumbs Up for Theophilis Grey!

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Many thanks to Kate de Goldi for her lovely review of my two ‘Theophilus Grey’ books on Radio New Zealand last month. To listen to the program, visit the RNZ website. The reviews start at the 3:50 mark.