Q&A

A collection of all our author interviews

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Meg Gatland-Veness for WHEN ONLY ONE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Meg Gatland-Veness for WHEN ONLY ONE

When Only One is Meg Gatland-Veness’ second YA novel, after I Had Such Friends (2018). Look out for it on 31 May 2022. Meg spoke…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Sarah Ayoub on THE CULT OF ROMANCE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Sarah Ayoub on THE CULT OF ROMANCE

The Cult of Romance is Sarah Ayoub’s third YA novel. It was released on 4 May 2022 and Sarah spoke to #LoveOzYA’s Dayna Smith about…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Jodi McAlister for LIBBY LAWRENCE IS GOOD AT PRETENDING

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Jodi McAlister for LIBBY LAWRENCE IS GOOD AT PRETENDING

Jodi McAlister is the author of the Valentine series and a lecturer in Writing and Literature at Deakin University. Her research focuses on representations of…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Meg Caddy for SLIPPING THE NOOSE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Meg Caddy for SLIPPING THE NOOSE

Meg Caddy is a bookseller and self-proclaimed nerd whose love of history and pirates shines in their latest release, SLIPPING THE NOOSE – the sequel…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Allayne Webster for THAT THING I DID

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Allayne Webster for THAT THING I DID

Allayne Webster is the author of several award-winning novels for young adults. Her most recent work, THAT THING I DID, was released in March with…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler

Carl Merrison is a Jaru and Kija man from Halls Creek. Carl works with young Indigenous boys through the Clontarf Academy focusing in improving engagement…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Kate Murray for WE WHO HUNT THE HOLLOW

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Kate Murray for WE WHO HUNT THE HOLLOW

Stories have been a part of Kate Murray’s entire life. Most of her favourite story elements – science fiction, family – have made it into…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Carly Nugent for SUGAR

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Carly Nugent for SUGAR

Carly Nugent’s first novel, The Peacock Detectives, won the Readings Children’s Book Prize, was a CBCA Younger Readers Honour Book, and was shortlisted for the…

Behind-the-scenes with the editors and writers of UNLIMITED FUTURES

Behind-the-scenes with the editors and writers of UNLIMITED FUTURES

UNLIMITED FUTURES (out 29 March) is an anthology filled with speculative fiction from emerging and established First Nations and Black writers, reflecting visionary pasts, hopeful…