Posts Tagged ‘Notes From the Teenage Underground’


Thursday, August 27th, 2009

 “…Why don’t you write proper books?” I’m often asked by friends. I write on the frontier of Australian story telling. It’s a wild and woolly place. A little bit dangerous even. There are Dragonkeepers and Ranger’s Apprentices. A Book Thief and a Bugalugs Bum Thief. You can go Hunting Elephants or into the Teenage Underground. […]

REMINDER: Simmone Howell Twinterview

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Simmone Howell, two books-deep, has proven herself to be a formidable force on the YA market. Her debut, Notes From the Teenage Underground won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Young Adult Literature 2007, and was brill. Her latest, Everything Beautiful, was my favourite book of last year. At 5p.m. this evening, I’ll be hopping […]

Upcoming Author Interviews

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Just a quick heads-up to say our first two exclusive Boomerang Books author interviews have been scheduled. Later this week, I’ll be sitting down with Australia’s undisputed Queen of Fantasy, Kate Forsyth, to discuss her latest children’s release, The Puzzle Ring (which is part of our May Giveaway, so don’t forget to enter it HERE). And this one’s […]