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August 23, 2021

Endnotes: Declan Fry

We spoke to critic, essayist and MWF guest Declan Fry about beginnings, endings and the indelible impact of music on his creative process. Read some of Fry’s writing here, including incisive and thoughtful reviews of books by MWF authors Kavita Bedford, Stan Grant, Amani Haydar and others. Tell me one of your first memories connected […]

Endnotes: Claire G Coleman

We caught up with Lies, Damned Lies author and MWF guest Claire G Coleman to discuss beginnings, endings, and the most important literary and non-literary forces that have shaped her writing. The prize–winning Noongar author will lead an online workshop on the ins and outs of the speculative fiction genre, sharing insight into her own […]

August 12, 2021

Endnotes: Laura Elizabeth Woollett

Author of The Love of a Bad Man and The Newcomer Laura Elizabeth Woollett spoke with us about beginnings, endings, and mainlining Johnny Cash. Woollett is appearing in The Ties That Bind, speaking about sensitively shaping crime novels that depict the relationship between a parent and child. Tell me one of your first memories connected […]

Endnotes: Rick Morton

We sat down with award-winning journalist and author of My Year of Living Vulnerably Rick Morton to talk beginnings, endings, the influence of science on his work, and how Ocean Vuong is his north star. Morton is appearing in three MWF21 events: in a discussion about men’s complicated relationship with stoicism, love, and empathy, and […]

August 12, 2020

The MWF Interview: Cath Moore

Introduction by Wai Chim Metal Fish, Falling Snow is a triumph of a novel. Cath Moore has created a whimsical story full of grit and heart. The novel introduces us to 14-year-old Dylan who grieves her mother’s recent passing. Her mother’s boyfriend, Pat, blames her for the tragedy and frankly she thinks it’s her fault […]