GenreCon 2017 is pleased to announce three new additions to the 2017 Guest list. Angela Slatter, Amy Andrews, and Emma Viskic will be joining Nalini Singh and Delilah S. Dawson at this year’s conference.
The biennial AWM GenreCon will run November 10 – 12 in 2017. Registrations open on February 20, and we are very pleased to welcome our international guests attending this year’s conference – Nalini Singh and Delilah S. Dawson. NALINI SINGH Nalini Singh is the New York Times, USA Today, and internationally bestselling author of the … Continue reading »
If you’ve been following the Speakeasy blog for the past six months you will have become familiar with AWM intern TJ Wilkshire. Unfortunately, TJ’s time at AWM has come to a close, but before she headed off, AWM decided to take five with her to find out what it’s like being an emerging writer and … Continue reading »
Since self-publishing his first novel, Contest, in 1996, Matthew Reilly has gone from strength to strength. Known for his explosive, hectic storytelling, Matthew has published fifteen novels and in 2011, his novel Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves was Australia’s best-selling fiction title. AWM intern took some time to chat with Matthew about all things action-thriller: research, self-publishing, … Continue reading »
Christopher Currie is an award-winning fiction writer, whose first YA novel, Clancy of the Undertow, took the Australian YA scene by storm. AWM intern TJ Wilkshire took some time to talk to Chris about the writing process, small towns, and writing as a bookseller. Your second novel (and first YA novel) was released last year. Are … Continue reading »
As one of the best-selling authors in the world, Jodi Picoult needs no introduction. Known for her powerful, evocative fiction examining the way people deal with difficult ethical conundrums, Jodi’s most recent work, Small Great Things, is her most hard-hitting yet. While Jodi was on tour recently to promote her latest release, AWM intern TJ … Continue reading »
Shastra Deo burst onto the Australian poetry scene this year when she won the 2016 Thomas Shapcott poetry prize. But it takes years to become an overnight success, and Shastra’s journey has taken her from Fiji to Australia and trained her sharp ear for the emotional weight of language. AWM intern and fellow poet TJ Wilkshire … Continue reading »