Q&A

A collection of all our author interviews

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Michael Earp for EVERYTHING UNDER THE MOON

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Michael Earp for EVERYTHING UNDER THE MOON

Michael Earp is a non-binary writer and bookseller living in Naarm (Melbourne, Australia), the editor of Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories and contributor to Underdog: #LoveOzYA Short Stories….

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Gary Crew for IN THE SECRET PLACE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Gary Crew for IN THE SECRET PLACE

Gary Crew has published over 100 short stories, novels and illustrated books all over the world. His work has won four Children’s Book Council of…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Mary Greenwood for MOONTIDE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Mary Greenwood for MOONTIDE

Mary Greenwood won the 2022 Hawkeye Publishing Manuscript Development Prize, which led to her debut novel, Moontide, being published in 2023. #LoveOzYA’s Dayna Smith caught up…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Robyn Dennison about BLIND SPOT

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Robyn Dennison about BLIND SPOT

  Robyn Dennison is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne, where she teaches creative writing. Her fiction has appeared in Australian literary journals…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with J.S. Burns for WHISPER OF SHADOWS AND SNAKES

#LoveOzYA Q&A with J.S. Burns for WHISPER OF SHADOWS AND SNAKES

After living in various cities, J.S. Burns now calls Queensland home. He is a retail manager, model, and now author, with the release of his…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with 2022 Ampersand Prize Winner Elisa Chenoweth

#LoveOzYA Q&A with 2022 Ampersand Prize Winner Elisa Chenoweth

The Ampersand Prize is an annual competition run by Hardie Grant Children’s Publishing that seeks to celebrate an unpublished writer of middle-grade and young adult…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Susanne Gervay for THE EDGE OF LIMITS

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Susanne Gervay for THE EDGE OF LIMITS

Award winning author Susanne Gervay’s passion is empowering people to be critical thinkers and develop the resilience to advocate for justice. She tackles themes from…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Sarah Epstein for NIGHT LIGHTS

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Sarah Epstein for NIGHT LIGHTS

Sarah Epstein is the award-winning Australian author of young adult stories, including Small Spaces, Deep Water, and several short stories. Sarah has recently launched a contemporary…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Jane Godwin for A WALK IN THE DARK

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Jane Godwin for A WALK IN THE DARK

Jane Godwin is an Australian children’s book publisher, and also the highly acclaimed author of over twenty books for children, across all styles and ages….