July 31, 2016
Here’s an interview I did with Sarah Fallon at READ WRITE THINK REPEAT. We talked about Portable Curiosities, working with illustrators, and my exciting new project with Math Paper Press: BooksActually’s Gold Standard. Sarah also recently wrote an article for Overland: ‘What does everyone have against speculative fiction?‘. In it, she discusses ‘The Sister Company’, one of the stories in Portable Curiosities.
July 18, 2016
Portable Curiosities is bestseller of the week at Kinokuniya Sydney, and the third bestselling title of the month! It’s also a Kinokuniya favourite:
July 14, 2016
An interview I did with Doug Wallen for The Guardian Australia. Also, Portable Curiosities got a mention from Leigh Sales and Annabel Crabb on Episode 37 of their podcast Chat 10 Looks 3.
My grandfather used to say: ‘Life is astoundingly short. To me, looking back over it, life seems so foreshortened that I scarcely understand, for instance, how a young man can decide to ride over to the next village without being afraid that – not to mention accidents – even the span of a normal happy life may fall far short of the time needed for such a journey.’— Franz Kafka, translated by Willa and Edwin Muir.
June 21, 2016
Click here to listen to Chris Womersley, author of Cairo, Bereft and The Low Road, discussing Portable Curiosities and Lucia Berlin’s A Manual for Cleaning Women on Triple R Breakfasters this morning.