Search results for tag: Kirsten Tranter

Three Authors Offer Advice for Writers: Kirsten Tranter, Tim ‘Rosso’ Ross, and LEE CHILD

I had promised to post a new set of three authors offering writing tips every Friday evening but this is the second third fourth time in a row I have forgotten to do so. Hmmm… Maybe I should just promise to post every Saturday? Or even better, forgo the promise… I know what I’ll do. New announcement: I have long thought the advice offered to aspiring writers in answer to quest... Read more

by | April 14, 2012

Kirsten Tranter, author of The Legacy and now, A Common Loss, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Kirsten Tranter author of A Common Loss and The Legacy 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 in Singapore and raised in Sydney, in the inner west. I studied English and Fine Arts at Sydney Uni and we... Read more

by | December 16, 2011

The Miles Franklin Literary Award Longlist 2011

Congratulations to all of the longlisted authors! Update: Click here for The 2011 Miles Franklin Award Shortlist The longlisted authors are: Jon Bauer – Rocks in the Belly How far can you push a child before he snaps? Rocks in the Belly tells the story of an eight-year-old boy and the adult he becomes. When he is young his mother fosters boys, despite the jealous turmoil it arouses in her... Read more

by | March 17, 2011