Books

PODCAST: Graeme Base – the creative brain behind ‘Animalia’

If you’re anything like us, you’ve probably read ‘Animalia’ countless times to your children. Now it’s time to get inside...

Emily Bitto, winner of the 2015 Stella Prize

The 2015 Southern Highlands Writers’ Festival will host the recent winner of the Stella Prize, Emily Bitto. KYLIE MATTHEWS asks...

Author Nikki Gemmell: ‘Why Wollongong will always sing me back’

Best-selling author Nikki Gemmell may have travelled a long way from her childhood home near Mt Keira but, she tells...

Author interview with Terry Hayes

Terry Hayes and produced and written scripts for two Mad Max movies, Dead Calm, Bodyline, The Dismissal, Vertical Limits and...

The Mother of Mary Poppins

PL Travers, the creator of the world’s most quintessentially English nanny, was not from the UK but from Australia. KYLIE...