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 […]
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!
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.
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 […]
I’ve just realised that for the last four months or thereabouts, my replies to website questions have not been posted, even though I’ve been writing them. The way I USED to post messages on Disqus isn’t working any more, but since I’m lax about checking the actual website, I only just noticed. My heartfelt apologies […]
Theophilus Grey and the Demon Thief has been awarded an Honourable Mention for the Norma K. Hemming Award. The judges described it as a ‘witty book’ with ‘exceptionally well drawn characters’ that ‘brilliantly evokes the underclass and social politics of London’. The winner, shortlist and more information can be found at the Norma K Hemming Award […]