An Interview with M.J. Reidy

M.J. Reidy is an award-winning writer from the Central Coast of NSW.  Her stories have appeared on the page and been performed on the stage, in: Award Winning Australian Writing (2016), INK3, Monologue Adventures Voices of Women Project, Australian Poetry Slam NSW finals and the ABC. In her spare time, Read More

An Interview with Elizabeth Tan

Elizabeth Tan is a writer from Perth. She completed her PhD in Creative Writing at Curtin University. Her debut novel-in-stories, Rubik (Brio Books), was published in Australia and internationally in 2017. We sat down and had a chat with Elizabeth about how she got Read More

An Interview with Luke Johnson

Luke Johnson is a writer and lecturer from NSW. His stories have appeared in places such as ​Griffith Review, Overland, Island, Westerly, Going Down Swinging, Mascara Literary Review, The Lifted They have also been listed or won such prizes as the AAWP Chapter One Prize, Read More

An Interview with Holden Sheppard

Holden Sheppard is an award-winning Young Adult author, who grew up in Geraldton, Western Australia. At eighteen, he moved to Perth to pursue his writing career. Holden’s debut YA novel, Invisible Boys, won the 2017 Ray Knoppe Residency Award.  We had the pleasure of chatting Read More

Short & Snappy with Alice Grundy

DESCRIBE YOUR DREAMS. Architectural. WHAT’S SOMETHING ON YOUR BUCKET LIST? Reading Mandarin. FAVOURITE MOVIE? City of the Lost Children. BEST GIFT YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED? A surprise progressive birthday party. DESCRIBE YOUR HANDWRITING. Drunken spider, crawls through an ink pot and onto the Read More

An Interview with Emily Paull

Emily Paull is a writer of short fiction and historical fiction from Perth. As one of Perth’s emerging talents, her writing has been published in [Re]Sisters, Shibboleth and Other Stories, Joiner Bay and Other Stories, and Westerly Magazine.  We talked with Emily about her writing Read More

An Interview with H.C. Gildfind

H.C. Gildfind is a writer who lives between Melbourne and the Otways. Gildfind has published fiction, poetry, essays and book reviews in Australia and overseas. The Worry Front (Margaret River Press), an unsettling and fresh collection of short stories, is Gildfind’s debut book.  In Read More

An Interview with Charlotte Guest

Charlotte Guest is a Western Australian writer. She is the Publishing Officer at UWA Publishing, and her debut poetry collection, Soap, was published in 2017 by Recent Work Press. Charlotte was kind enough to have a chat with us about writing across genres, Read More

An Interview with Sarah McNeill

Sarah McNeill is a well-seasoned actor, the arts editor at The Post Newspapers, and the brains behind Lit Live. We are lucky enough to also have Sarah on the committee of this year’s Australian Short Story Festival!  We had a chat with Read More

Short & Snappy with Belinda Hermawan

DESCRIBE YOUR DREAMS. Forgettable 90% of the time. WHAT’S SOMETHING ON YOUR BUCKET LIST? Overdue for a trip to Europe. FAVOURITE MOVIE? To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before on Netflix. You can never be too old for a YA rom-com. BEST Read More