The Writers Write Interview - Angela Makholwa

The Writers Write Interview – Angela Makholwa

Author: Angela Makholwa Date of Birth: 17 March Date of Interview: 24 May 2007 Where: The Local Grill, Hurlingham The Book: Red Ink (Macmillan) 1. Who is your favourite hero of fiction? Scout – To Kill a Mockingbird 2. What is your most treasured possession? I…

The Writers Write Interview – Finuala Dowling

Author: Finuala Dowling Birthday: June 1962 Date: 21 May 2007 Where: Kalk Bay The Book: Flyleaf (Penguin S A) Finuala Dowling is a South African poet and writer. 1. Who is your favourite hero of fiction? Emma Woodhouse, in the novel by Jane Austen 2.…

The Writers Write Interview – Susan Mann

Author: Susan Mann Birthday: 1967 Date: 19 March 2007 Where: Somewhere in Paris The Book: Quarter Tones Susan Mann was born in Durban in 1967. She has worked in the media and taught at the University of Cape Town. She is currently doing research in France.…

The Writers Write Interview – Jill Mansell

Author: Jill Mansell Birthday: 15 June Date: 13 March 2007 Where: Erwins, Sandton, South Africa The Book: Thinking of You (Headline) Jill Mansell is a British author of romantic comedy. Her books have sold over ten million copies worldwide. 1. Who is your favourite hero of…

The Writers Write Interview – Pamela Jooste

Author: Pamela Jooste Date: 28 February 2007 Where: The Polo Lounge at The Westcliffe Hotel The Book: Star of the Morning (Doubleday) ~~~ 1.   Who is your favourite hero of fiction? Atticus Finch. 2.   What is your most treasured possession? My photographs. 3.   Which living person…

The Writers Write Interview – Mavis Cheek

Author: Mavis Cheek Birthday: 15 June Date: 20 February 2007 Where: Erwins, Sandton, South Africa The Book: Yesterday's Houses (Faber & Faber) Mavis Cheek is an English novelist who describes herself as one in a line of feminist, subversive women authors – with jokes. 1. Who…

The Writers Write Interview – Peter Godwin

Author: Peter Godwin Birthday: 4 December 1957 Date: 6 November 2006 Where: The Hyatt Hotel, Rosebank The Book: When a Crocodile Eats the Sun (Picador) 1. Who is your favourite hero of fiction? Don Quixote 2. What is your most treasured possession? It would have…

The Writers Write Interview – Tom Eaton

Author: Tom Eaton Birthday: 5 February 1977 Date: 20 October 2006 Where: Coachman's Crossing, Bryanston, South Africa The Book: Texas (Penguin) 1.    Who is your favourite hero of fiction? Tintin or his arch nemesis, Rastapopolous. 2.    What is your most treasured possession? My ability…

The Writers Write Interview – John Connolly

Author: John Connolly Birthday: 31 May 1968 Date: 17 October 2006 Where: Erwins The Book: The Book of Lost Things (Hodder) John Connolly is an Irish writer. He is best known for The Book of Lost Things and his series of novels starring private detective Charlie Parker. The series…

The Writers Write Interview – Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult is an American writer. Approximately 14 million copies of her books are in print worldwide, translated into 34 languages. Author: Jodi Picoult Birthday: 19 May 1966 Date: 25 September 2006  / 17 August 2007 Where: The Headmaster's Office, Crawford College, Benmore / The…