Tag Archives: The Wheeler Centre

Works of ART: on creativity, infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technology

Reproduced from The Wheeler Centre, with permission. IVF has a tense relationship with religion, a murky relationship with commerce and a confusing relationship with feminism. Thousands of Australian women undergo IVF each year so why, asks Angela Savage, is IVF … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Festival 2015

‘So what are you doing today Mum?’ Miss Nine asked as we walked to school the morning after the 2015 Children’s Book Festival. ‘I’m going to spend the whole day writing.’ ‘That sounds boring.’ ‘No way. It’s my favourite way … Continue reading

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Video: Alexander McCall Smith

The Wheeler Centre has released the video of my immensely enjoyable interview with Alexander McCall Smith. For your viewing pleasure, the link is here.    

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Alexander McCall Smith comes to Melbourne…

…and I get to interview him Alexander McCall Smith is appearing at an event in Melbourne next month and I’m thrilled to bits to have been asked by The Wheeler Centre to interview him. Alexander McCall Smith is one of … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Festival 2013

As a writer, I experience vicarious joy in the celebration of other writers. And celebrations don’t come more joyful than at the Children’s Book Festival, held annually in Melbourne by The Wheeler Centre in partnership with the State Library of … Continue reading

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Jump cuts

I’m excited to announce that my short story ‘The Teardrop Tattoos’, has been shortlisted for the 2011 Sisters in Crime Scarlet Stiletto Awards. The story is a change of pace for me. Unlike my novels, which are set in Thailand, … Continue reading

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Listed alongside serious talent: Any chance it’s contagious?

I’ll be appearing on a panel at the Wheeler Centre on Thurs 22 September together with Kerry Greenwood, Lindy Cameron and the deliciously named Honey Brown ahead of She Kilda 2011, the Australian Women Crime Writers’ Convention, to discuss why there’s such an appetite for women’s crime writing. … Continue reading

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