Archive for posts tagged with 'author'

Own a piece of Brisbane history

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Own a piece of Brisbane history

A new coffee table book chronicling the history of the Regent Theatre contains never-before-seen pictures of the…

The other side of the world

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The other side of the world

Rachel Quilligan chats to author Nicole Alexander about her new novel and a research trip to America’s South.…

“My skin rotted off”: What it’s like to live with a chronic illness

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“My skin rotted off”: What it’s like to live with a chronic illness

She wrote an entire novel with no skin on her fingers – this Brisbane woman says that living with an illness is…

A date with destiny: Meet Karin Slaughter

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A date with destiny: Meet Karin Slaughter

Best-selling author Karin Slaughter gives us the inside scoop on her new book. Sometimes our names mark out our…

Image: Kathy Lette. Credit: Nicky Johnstone

Brisbane Extra

Kathy Lette: Wit let loose

Renowned author Kathy Lette chats to Rachel Quilligan about women, writing and her new novel, ‘Courting…

Deborah Rodriguez

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On the road to recovery

Forced to flee her business and friends, author Deborah Rodriguez opens up about finding your feet when all seems…

Literary homes to buy or be inspired by

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Literary homes to buy or be inspired by

Looking for a little bit of inspiration? See where your favorite author’s called home. Dracula’s castle There's…

How to be happy

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How to be happy

Brisbane writer David Burton’s formula for happiness has won him literary acclaim. Happiness is as elusive as…

Lost and found with Kylie Kaden

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Lost and found with Kylie Kaden

Newly published author Kylie Kaden talks with Helen Goltz. Discovered in a publisher’s slush pile, Kylie Kaden is now…

Buried & Deep: a Whispers Salon reading event

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Buried & Deep: a Whispers Salon reading event

Stories speak to us; they whisper, cajole, and, on occasion, shout out to be heard. Writers Richard Newsome, Kate Eltham…

Are women trying too hard to be men?

Brisbane Extra

Are women trying too hard to be men?

Australian author Jennifer Granger has been observing contemporary relationships for 10 years and has a theory about…

Hugh Mackay

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Hugh Mackay in conversation with Inga Simpson

Acclaimed Australian author and social researcher Hugh Mackay has a new novel - Infidelity. Join the Avid Reader crowd t…

Hugh Mackay

Brisbane Extra

The story behind infidelity

Australian psychologist and author Hugh Mackay chats to us about his new novel ‘Infidelity’, visiting…

Financial win for everyone

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Financial win for everyone

Financial adviser and author Helen Baker is using the proceeds of her new book ‘On Your Own Two Feet: Steady…

Year of the Edit

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Year of the Edit

Any author will tell you the first draft is never the last. While writing is a long process, revising and editing are…

‘Love is the Answer’: a journey of life and love

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‘Love is the Answer’: a journey of life and love

Brisbane author Tracy Madden talks us through her new novel ‘Love is the Answer’ and gives us tips gleaned…

Wireless workshop with Donna Cameron

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Wireless workshop with Donna Cameron

This free wireless workshop will be conducted by local author and radio playwright, Donna Cameron. This free wireless…

Escape the 9 to 5 workday!

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Escape the 9 to 5 workday!

Want to break free from the monotony of the 9 to 5? Author Ben Angel has the secrets you need to know… As the…