3, no. 2, August 2016:
to the August 2016 issue of Writers in Conversation. An
interesting mix, this time, with an emphasis on literary critics
and criticism. Featured are prominent Australian critic Kerryn Goldsworthy,
Professor John Thieme from the University of East Anglia, and French
writer Jean-François Vernay talking about his recent book on Australian
have three British writers in conversation with Nick Turner about
the Orange Prize for women's fiction - Dr Goldsworthy also has something
to say about prizes in her wide-ranging conversation with Gillian
round the issue out, we have interviews with American poet Robert
Masterson and German novelist Andreas Albrecht.
hope you enjoy reading the issue!
Turner and Gillian Dooley,
3, no. 2, August 2016: Contents
Interview with Andreas Albrecht. Heidi Fruth-Sachs.
German novelist and poet Andreas Albrecht was born in the DDR in
Deep Waters with Kerryn Goldsworthy, Freelance Writer and Critic.
Kerryn Goldsworthy is one of Australia’s leading literary critics
and public intellectuals.
and Space do not care what I believe’: Robert Masterson, American
Poet and Author in Conversation with Ajit Kumar.
New York based poet and academic, Professor Masterson was born in
the American West.
Thieme on Text and Context in Postcolonial/Colonial Writings. Sunil
Professor John Thieme is a Senior Fellow at the University of East
Interview with Jean-François Vernay. Christopher Ringrose.
Jean-François Vernay’s French-Australian background give him an
unusual and distinctive perspective on Australian writing.
Prizes and Contemporary Women’s Writing: An Investigation through
Interviews. Nick Turner.
Three UK women writers discuss the Orange Prize.
Writers in Conversation
is an international online open-access literary journal specialising
in well-researched, in-depth interviews with writers in all literary
genres (including criticism), concentrating on their work, their
ideas and related matters, published jointly by Flinders University,
South Australia and Edge Hill University, Lancashire, UK.
Writers in Conversation
is indexed in MLA Bibliography and Infobase Index.
in Conversation is published twice each
year, in February and August, beginning in February 2014.
Gillian Dooley (Flinders
Nick Turner (Edge Hill University)
Cassandra Atherton (Deakin University)
David Attwell (York University)
Helen Carr (Goldsmith's College, London)
Helen Day (University of Central Lancashire)
Patricia Duncker (University of Manchester)
Zoe Fairbairns (Novelist)
Diana Glenn (Flinders University)
Lisa L. Hannett (Lisa Bennett) (Flinders University)
Tabish Khair (Aarhus University)
Chandani Lokuge (Monash University)
Sudesh Mishra (University of the South Pacific)
Blake Morrison (Goldsmiths College, London)
Nadine Muller (Liverpool John Moores University)
Emma Parker (University of Leicester)
Robert Phiddian (Flinders University)
Meg Rosoff (Novelist)
David Sornig (novelist)
Craig Taylor (Flinders University)
Charlotte Wood (novelist, editor of The Writer’s Room)
Kym Brindle (Edge
Shannon Burns (Adelaide
Ginette Carpenter (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Amy T. Matthews (Flinders University)
Frances White (Kingston University)
Dr Gillian Dooley
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