Author Archives: Angela Savage

About Angela Savage

Angela Savage is a Melbourne writer, who has lived and travelled extensively in Asia. She won the 2004 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an unpublished manuscript, and the 2011 Scarlet Stiletto Award short story award. Angela holds a PhD in Creative Writing and currently works as Director of Writers Victoria.

A shell to your ear

Since releasing my new novel Mother of Pearl on 1 August, I’ve had the great pleasure of being interviewed for several radio book shows as well as my two favourite writerly podcasts. The Garret: Writers on Writing is, as the … Continue reading

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Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival 2019

I am stoked to be part of the inaugural Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival, being held in Tasmania’s exquisite Huon Valley from 31 Oct-5 Nov 2019. With the theme of ‘Murder She Wrote’, Terror Australis is a celebration of … Continue reading

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Books that changed me

Being a fan of the regular column, ‘Books that changed me’ in The Sunday Age, I was delighted to be invited to submit my own list, which I managed to whittle down from around 400 to four. This post originally … Continue reading

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More reviews for Mother of Pearl

There are good book reviews, which are nice. There are also reviews which see not just to the heart of your book, but hear the murmurings of your subconcious as you wrote it, and you soar like an eagle because … Continue reading

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MWF19 – Watching them Grow: From Page to Screen

My Melbourne Writers Festival 2019 experience started early on Saturday morning with an email from US YA author Becky Albertalli, a panellist on the ‘Watching Them Grow: From Page to Screen’ session I was chairing that afternoon, to say she … Continue reading

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Coming soon to a festival near you (Part 4)

With its beguiling theme ‘When We Talk About Love’, Melbourne Writers Festival opens on Fri 30 August and I’m thrilled to be a part of the program. First up, on Saturday 31 August from 1.00-2.00PM, I’m chairing a panel called … Continue reading

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Early reviews for Mother of Pearl

Early reviews are coming in for my new novel, Mother of Pearl, and I’m blown away by the thoughtful and insightful responses to the book so far. Author Cass Moriarty writes, ‘In Mother of Pearl, author Angela Savage has given … Continue reading

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