Fractured

Publication day for ‘Pęknięte odbicie’ in Poland

Publication day for ‘Pęknięte odbicie’ in Poland

Today is publication day for Fractured in Poland, where its called Pęknięte odbicie. Google translate tells me this means ‘cracked mirror’ but my Polish contacts tell me it’s closer to ‘Fractured’ than that clumsy translation. I have used Google translate to interpret some information on Polish websites, and it also […]

On being shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards…

On being shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards…

On Monday night, I went to the beautiful Western Australian Museum for the awards ceremony of the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards – where Fractured was shortlisted in the category of ’emerging writers’. I didn’t win (as expected) but was happy to see my friend, […]

Geraldton’s Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival

Geraldton’s Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival

I’m thrilled to have been asked to be a guest at the 2014 Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival in Geraldton, Western Australia from 12-14 September 2014. Other guests include Tim Ferguson, Ashley Hay, Liz Byrski, Isobelle Carmody, Sarah Drummond (who is shortlisted along with […]

Fractured is shortlisted for the 2014 WA Premier’s Literary Award!

Fractured is shortlisted for the 2014 WA Premier’s Literary Award!

I am excited to announce that Fractured, my first novel, has just been shortlisted in the WA Premier’s Book Awards! I’m been shortlisted in the emerging writers category, alongside my friend and local bookseller Yvette Walker (Letters To The End Of Love), Sarah Drummond (Salt Story) […]

Let Her Go publication day!

Let Her Go publication day!

  Finally, the publication day of Let Her Go has arrived – my second novel is now on the shelves (in Australia) and the virtual shelves for international e-book readers. Hurrah! It’s a normal day for me though: taking two children to school, and one to […]

Fractured e-book on sale!

Fractured e-book on sale!

How exciting – for the next few weeks, in the lead up to the publication of Let Her Go on 24th June, the e-book of Fractured is available for only AUS$4.99 – bargain! Even better, the ebook also now contains a sneak peek of the […]

It’s writers’ festival time!

  I love literary festivals. I was lucky enough last year to be invited to talk about Fractured at a few festivals around Australia: Perth, Margaret River, Sydney and Brisbane. For me, it’s the ultimate weekend: days to immerse myself in hearing and talking about books, […]

Mother’s Day Giveaway

Mother’s Day Giveaway

To celebrate Mother’s Day, I’m teaming up with my Writers Ask Writers friends Amanda Curtin, Annabel Smith, Emma Chapman and Sara Foster to offer a great book giveaway. You could win a pack of ten books: a copy of each of our latest novels, as […]

Top ten debut fiction titles of 2013.

Top ten debut fiction titles of 2013.

Earlier this week, I found out that Fractured had snuck into the top ten bestselling debut fiction titles of 2013 in Australia! The data was collected by Neilsen bookscan, the company who monitor book sales in Australia.  It was great news to hear as I […]

Kirsten Krauth: I’ll show you mine if you show me yours.

Kirsten Krauth is a freelance writer and editor, a mother, and a debut novelist. Her first book, just_a_girl was published in June 2013 by UWA publishing to critical acclaim. She is also an active blogger, and has recently started a tandem blog series where she and […]