Walter Mason on mindfulness and writing

Walter Mason is a travel writer and blogger, and the author of Destination Saigon (2010) and Destination Cambodia (2013).  He has trained in meditation traditions in Thailand, Taiwan, Cambodia and Vietnam, and teaches courses in Buddhist cultural history and the...

Two Wolves by Tristan Bancks

When Ben Silver’s parents whisk him and his younger sister, Olive, away for a “holiday” he has a suspicion there is more to the story than what they are letting on. The premise for Tristan Bancks’s book Two Wolves is quite intriguing – parents kidnapping their own...

The Missing Wife by Sheila O’Flanagan

Why would a wife deliberately disappear and leave her perfect life behind? Leave her perfect husband, her perfect marriage, her perfect house? That’s what Imogen did when she created her ‘Plan’. I love books that place me in the middle of the action the moment I start...

Kate Holden on Writing For Yourself

Kate Holden is the author of In My Skin: A Memoir and The Romantic: Italian Nights and Days, both best-selling non-fiction memoirs published by Text. She is also a longstanding columnist for The Age. Some of her essays and interviews on memoir are also available on...

Kristyn M. Levis

This month our spotlight shines on NSW Writer’s Centre member Kristyn M. Levis who is an author, freelance writer and photographer with 13 years experience both in Australia and internationally. Kristyn has worked in various capacities, initially as a broadcast...