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Australia’s Favourite Author 2015 – Places 40-31

January is the month of Australian Stories at Booktopia, and to celebrate we’re counting down Australia’s 50 Favourite Authors, as voted by you! Yesterday’s announcement had some huge names, and today’s list is no different. Let the countdown begin! 40. Hannah Kent Hannah Kent was born in Adelaide in 1985. As a teenager she travelled to Iceland on a Rotary Exchange, wher... Read more

by | January 20, 2015

And The Winner Of The Signed Word Hunters Set Is…

Thanks to everyone for sharing their favourite word with us and going into the draw to win a set of the bestselling Word Hunters series, signed by award-winning author Nick Earls and illustrator Terry Whidborne. There were so many wonderful entries, but there can only be one winner. So congratulations to: Nicole Beckwith – Ornithorhynchus It was a running joke with my father and I. He’d w... Read more

by | September 12, 2013

Win A Signed ‘Word Hunters’ Prize Pack: by Nick Earls and Terry Whidborne

The bestselling Word Hunters series has reached its final thrilling conclusion, and to celebrate we’re giving away a set of all three books in the series, signed by award-winning author Nick Earls and illustrator Terry Whidborne. To go in the draw to win, we want you to tell us your favourite word. That’s it. Write your favourite word in the comments below and go in the draw to win ... Read more

by | September 9, 2013

Countdown to Australia’s Favourite Novelist: 20-11 as voted by you

What a journey it’s been. From the hundreds of nominations, to the tens of thousands of votes, and here we are at the second last day of the countdown to Australia’s Favourite Novelist. For those that are coming to the party a little late, here’s the story so far: We hope you’re all looking forward to tomorrow when we unveil  Australia’s top 10 Favourite Novelists,... Read more

by | January 24, 2013

Nick Earls, author of Welcome to Normal, The True Story of Butterfish, The Fix, and many more, answers Six Sharp Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Nick Earls author of Welcome to Normal, The True Story of Butterfish, The Fix, and many more, Six Sharp Questions ——————————– 1. Congratulations, you have a new book. What is it about and what does it mean to you? Welcome to Normal started when I tried to persuade my publisher to take most of the stor... Read more

by | June 14, 2012

Nick Earls, author of The Fix, Zigzag Street, The True Story of Butterfish and many more, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Nick Earls author of The Fix, Zigzag Street, The True Story of Butterfish and many more Ten Terrifying Questions ————————–  1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? Born: Northern Ireland. For years I thought I was born on the fire escape of... Read more

by | July 26, 2011

Authors Answer Five Facetious Questions: A Mixed Tape

Last night I asked: Are the Five Facetious Questions Too Silly to be Asked or Answered? Answer: A resounding – No! So without further ado let me present a compilation of best responses from the brave authors who dared answer… Five Facetious Questions: 1. Every writer spends at least one afternoon going from bookshop to bookshop making sure his or her latest book is facing out and ne... Read more

by | March 11, 2010