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If you’re stuck for a recommendation, The Book Circle is here to help. This month Cheryl Akle speaks with three talented writers who all appeared at Sydney Writers’ Festival.
Hannah Kent, Hannah Richell and Sarah Turnbull speak about their books, all of which are set in incredible international locations and discuss their writing and reading adventures.
The panel also chats about last month’s recommended read, Dark Horse by Honey Brown.
Be sure to check out these fabulous authors and their books, and grab a copy of this month’s recommended read, Life After Life by Kate Atkinson.
Hannah Kent: Born in Adelaide, Hannah Kent travelled to Iceland on a Rotary Exchange where she first heard the story of Agnes Magnúsdóttir, the woman who inspired her debut novel. She won the 2011 Writing Australia Unpublished Manuscript Award for her manuscript Burial Rites and was mentored by Geraldine Brooks.
Hannah is the co-founder and deputy editor of Australian literary journal Kill Your Darlings and teaches Creative Writing and English at Flinders University, where she is also completing her PhD.
Hannah Richell: Hannah Richell was born in Kent and spent her childhood years in Buckinghamshire and Canada. After graduating from the University of Nottingham she worked in the book publishing and film industries. Her debut novel Secrets of the Tides was published in 2012, has been translated into fourteen languages and selected for the autumn Richard & Judy Book Club. Hannah lives with her husband and two young children in Sydney.