Category Archives: Biography

Readers and Writers Forum Podcast Interviews

The Readers and Writers Forum at Katoomba is fast approaching – have you got your ticket yet? We had the opportunity to speak to some of the forum speakers, you can check out the podcasts below: Jenny Mosher – Editor, Author and … Continue reading

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Interview with local author Jason Foster

Jason Foster is an author, poet, journalist and History teacher at Jamison High School in Sydney’s western suburbs. He has been published in American History magazines, Australian travel magazines and poetry anthologies in the United Kingdom. His books include Seven Bones: … Continue reading

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>Stephen Fry autobiography iPhone app

>According to the New Yorker’s Book Bench blog, Stephen Fry is releasing the next instalment of his autobiography as an iPhone/iPad app. As you can see in the video below, the app takes the form of a lovely starburst graphic. … Continue reading

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>National Biography Award shortlist

> The shortlist for this year’s $20,000 National Biography Award has been announced.The prize is administered and presented by the State Library of New South Wales. The winner will be announced on Monday 17 May as part of the Sydney … Continue reading

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>The Costa Book Awards shortlists 2009

>The Costa Book Awards (initially known as the Whitbread Literary Awards between 1971 and 2006) is one of the most prestigious British literary prizes for writers based in the UK and Ireland. There are 5 categories: First Novel, Novel, Biography, … Continue reading

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>Book chain – The Power of Two : The David Foster Story with R.F. Edwards

> The Power of Two : The David Foster Story with R.F. Edwards (1998) David Foster is a Tasmanian woodchopping champion – “A giant in his chosen sport, he is also a giant amongst men. Of immense stature and power, … Continue reading

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