Monday, 1 June 2009

Persnickety Snark May Wrap Up

It's been an Aussified month here at Persnickety Snark. I am extremely proud that so many amazing YA authors come from my country and are making a splash on the international stage. Please make sure you check out the reviews, interviews and blogs written by so many supportive individuals that I have been lucky enough to become acquainted with.

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Interviews with Australian Publishers
Interview - Paul Collins (Ford St Publishing)
Interview: Sarana Behan (Random House Aust.)
Interview: Erin Wamala (Penguin Aust.)
Interview - Juliet Izatt (Walker Books Australia)
Interview - Kristen Young (black dog books)
Interview - Penny Hueston (Text Publishing)

Interviews with Australian Debut YA Authors
Interview - Amra Pajalic
Reader's Snapshot - Amra Pajalic
Interview - Kate Welshman
Interview - Sally Murphy
Reader's Snapshot - Kate Welshman
Interview - William Kostakis
Reader's Snapshot - William Kostakis

Blogs by Australian Debut YA Authors
Author Blog: Kate Welshman
Guest Blog: William Kostakis

Interview with Graphic Artists
Interview - Astred Hicks

Adele's Guest Blog
In Celebration of Sarah Ockler's 20 Boy Summer - Fire Engine Fail

Reviews of Australian YA
Loathing Lola / William Kostakis
Posse / Kate Welshman
Something More / Mo Johnson
Pearl Verses The World / Sally Murphy
My Extraordinary Life and Death / Doug MacLeod
Surprise / Karen Andrews
Review - A Brief History of Montmaray / Michelle C...
Town / James Roy
Review: Keeper / Mal Peet
Stinky Squad / DC Green
Siggy and Amber / Doug MacLeod

In June expect to see:
  • Alexa Young and Julie Kraut in the house.
  • Lots of posts about my experiences at the Reading Matters conference.
  • Interviews with Mal Peet and MT Anderson.
  • Reviews of Along for the Ride, An Abundance of Katherines and many more authors I have become acquainted with from RMatters.
  • Some very cool news about Persnickety Snark on a book cover.
  • (Hopefully) An audio file where James Roy and John Green say Persnickety Snark lots of times :)
  • Interviews with more Aussie writers.

Stay tuned.


prophecygirl said...

I really enjoyed Aussie month! June sounds like it's going to rock too!

Shalonda said...

May was definitely a fun month on your blog! I enjoyed hearing more about Australian authors and their books.

ReaderGirl said...

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Natalie Hatch said...

Oh goodness Adele, I read that as Persnickety Snark may wrap up... as in end... sheesh. Don't do that to me.