Eddie Ayres’ soundtrack to Danger Music

Danger Music tells the true story of a musician who travelled to Afghanistan in 2015 to teach cello at the only music school in the country. Eddie Ayres went to Kabul as Emma and returned as Eddie, finally accepting the man within his female body.… Read the rest

Have we forgotten Australia’s most successful writer ever?

Having sold over 70 million books around the world, why is there so little discussion of Australia’s biggest selling author in their home country? Our publisher Elizabeth discusses the incredible legacy of Morris West: 

In the 1970s my grandmother eagerly anticipated every new Morris West novel.… Read the rest

Trust the reader

Faber Academy Alumni Renee McBryde discusses how she came to be a writer, and how the challenge of writing her first book – a confronting and moving memoir – was aided greatly by Patti Miller’s True Stories course. Read the rest

Michael Pryor discusses writing humour in YA

Michael Pryor is one of Australia’s most prolific and published authors, with 35 books and over fifty short stories to his name! We recently caught up with him to discuss new book Gap Year in Ghost Town, and learn about the use and appeal of humour in YA writing.Read the rest