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The Garret Podcast: John Marsden

  • Astrid Edwards · 10 months ago
The Garret Podcast: John Marsden
Link:
https://thegarretpodcast.com/john-marsden/

The Garret Podcast is a new literary podcast based in Melbourne, interviewing the best writers writing today. The Garret is supported by the State Library of Victoria, Swinburne University and Writers Victoria.

Season 1 includes an interview with John Marsden. He has been writing YA literature for three decades and has made an indelible mark on generations of readers and writers in Australia.

John's first book, So Much to Tell You, was published in 1987. Since then, he has written or edited over 40 books and has sold over 5 million books throughout the world. He is best known for the Tomorrow Series, which began with Tomorrow, When the War Began, in 1993. Tomorrow, When the War Began, was adapted into a film in 2010 and a TV series in 2016.

John is also the patron of youth media organisation Express Media.