New Year Reading and Events

2020 promises to be full of creative opportunities, fabulous reading and some fascinating author events at Avid Reader. Some upcoming events for me include: 31 Jan – an interview with Dr Ginni Mansberg about her book THE M WORD (menopause in all its glory!); 3...

Call my agent!

I’m thrilled to announce that my work is now represented by literary agent Alex Adsett of Alex Adsett Publishing Services. I’m a long time admirer of Alex’s dynamic personality, her strong and ethical professionalism and her encouraging and uplifting...

New upcoming events

I’m going on a crime spree! Join me in conversation with crime writer Chris Hammer (SILVER) on 20 Oct, and a crime panel featuring Christian White, Ben Hobson and Sarah Thornton on 1 Nov, both at Avid Reader. Strong female crime characters will feature in my...

Tara Moss and Submissions Workshop

Lots of great events coming up over the next few months. On 28 October, I will be in conversation with the fabulous Tara Moss about her new book Dead Man Switch, crime culture and feminism, in the State Library of Queensland’s fantastic Talking Ideas program. On...

Events, courses, networking…

Your state writing centre, local writing groups (often found at libraries) and also your local bookstores often have great opportunities for courses and networking. In Brisbane, QWC, Brisbane Libraries and bookstores such as Avid Reader Bookshop, Riverbend Books and...

Launches, workshops and conversations…

So much coming up for the second half of the year. The 2018 winner of the Glendower Award for an Emerging Author at the Queensland Literary Awards, Melanie Myers, will launch her debut novel MEET ME AT LENNON’S at Avid Reader on 18 September. I’ll also be...