The Writers Write Interview – Marian Keyes

Author: Marian Keyes Birthday: 10 September 1963 Date: 14 June 2007 Where: Crawford College, Benmore The Book: Anybody out there (Penguin) 1.   Who is your favourite hero of fiction? Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld from 2 1/2 Pillars of Wisdom by Alexander McCall Smith…

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 – 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 – 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…

The Writers Write Interview – John Connolly

Author: John Connolly Birthday: 31 May 1968 Star Sign: Gemini Date: 17 October 2006 Where: Erwins The Book: The Book of Lost Things (Hodder) ~~~ 1.   Who is your favourite hero of fiction? I always wanted to be James Bond, but I lacked the…

The Writers Write Interview – Jodi Picoult

Author: Jodi Picoult Birthday: 19 May 1966 Date: 25 September 2006  / 17 August 2007 Where: The Headmaster's Office, Crawford College, Benmore / The Local Grill, Parktown North The Books: The Tenth Circle (Hodder) / Second Glance (Hodder) / Nineteen Minutes (Hodder) 1. Who is…

The Writers Write Interview – Michael Connelly

Author: Michael Connelly Birthday: 21 July 1956 Date: 13 July 2006 Where: Erwins, Parkmore, Sandton, South Africa Interviewer: Amanda Patterson The Book: Crime Beat (Orion) ~~~   1.    Who is your favourite hero of fiction? Philip Marlowe 2.    What is your most treasured possession?…

The Writers Write Interview – Philippa Gregory

Author: Philippa Gregory Birthday: 9 January 1954 Date: 19 June 2006 Where: The Balalaika Hotel, Sandown The Book: The Constant Princess (Harper Collins) 1. Who is your favourite hero of fiction? The protagonist from Mine Own Executioner by Nigel Balchin 2. What is your most…

The Writers Write Interview – Alexander McCall Smith

Author: Alexander McCall Smith Birthday: 24 August 1948 Date: 11 June 2006 Where: The Staffroom, Crawford College The Book: Blue Shoes and Happiness (Polygon)  1. Who is your favourite hero of fiction? Lucia from the Lucia books 2. What is your most treasured possession? My…