Search results for tag: Fiona McFarlane

The 2014 Stella Prize Longlist announced

The longlist for the 2014 Stella Prize has just been announced, containing a great mix of exciting new talents and familiar faces. Named after one of Australia’s most important female authors, Stella Maria Miles Franklin, The Stella Prize celebrates Australian women’s contribution to literature and was awarded for the first time last year to Carrie Tiffany for Mateship with Birds. The prize is ... Read more

by | February 13, 2014

Caroline Overington : Who Has Time to Read?

Walkley Award-winning journalist and bestselling author Caroline Overington ponders the age-old question, who has time to read? Do you know that I’ve done in the last two months? I’ve read three books. That’s probably not amazing to anyone that reads a book a month – or even a book a week – or to people who have several books on the go at once … but it’s pretty amazing for me. I’ve been writing... Read more

by | October 28, 2013

Fiona McFarlane, author of The Night Guest, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Fiona McFarlane author of The Night Guest Ten Terrifying Questions ———————— 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? I was born and raised in Sydney, in a house with a long garden and a palm tree that looked exactly like a pineapple. I went to my ... Read more

by | August 21, 2013