Q&A

A collection of all our author interviews

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Astrid Scholte for LEAGUE OF LIARS

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Astrid Scholte for LEAGUE OF LIARS

Astrid Scholte was raised on a diet of Spielberg, Lucas and Disney, and knew she wanted to be surrounded by all things fantastical from a…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Zach Jones for GROWING UP IN FLAMES

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Zach Jones for GROWING UP IN FLAMES

Zach Jones has been an acrobat, a psychologist, and taught Shakespeare in prison. He completed his doctorate in Creative Writing at USC. Growing Up in…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Vanessa Len about ONLY A MONSTER

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Vanessa Len about ONLY A MONSTER

Vanessa Len is an Australian author of Chinese-Malaysian and Maltese heritage. An educational editor, she has worked on everything from language learning programs to STEM…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Kate Hendrick about FISH OUT OF WATER

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Kate Hendrick about FISH OUT OF WATER

Kate Hendrick is a high school Visual Arts and Photography teacher whose novels The Accident and The Finder are published by Text. She lives in…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Sophie Gonzales and Cale Dietrich for IF THIS GETS OUT

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Sophie Gonzales and Cale Dietrich for IF THIS GETS OUT

Sophie Gonzales is a YA contemporary author best known for her Grease retelling Only Mostly Devastated and 2021’s Perfect on Paper. Cale Dietrich is a self-proclaimed YA…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner about BEYOND THE END OF THE WORLD

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner about BEYOND THE END OF THE WORLD

Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner are two bestselling authors of science fiction and fantasy for young adults. Together, they have co-authored seven books, including The Starbound…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Alicia Jasinska about THE MIDNIGHT GIRLS

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Alicia Jasinska about THE MIDNIGHT GIRLS

Alicia Jasinska is a fantasy writer hailing from Sydney, Australia. A library technician by day, she spends her nights writing and hanging upside down from…

#LoveOzYA with Steven Herrick about HOW TO REPAINT A LIFE

#LoveOzYA with Steven Herrick about HOW TO REPAINT A LIFE

Steven Herrick is an Australian poet and author. He’s written 24 novels for adults, teenagers, and children, many of them verse novels. He caught up…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with C.S Pacat for DARK RISE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with C.S Pacat for DARK RISE

C.S. Pacat is the USA-Today best-selling author of Dark Rise, the Captive Prince trilogy, and the GLAAD-nominated graphic novels Fence. Born in Australia and educated…