The Writers Write Interview

The Writers Write Interview – Lesley Pearse 2017

Author: Lesley Pearse Date of Birth: 24 February 1945 Date of Interview: 10 May 2017 Book on Promotion: Dead To Me Place of Interview: Winehouse, Ten Bompas Hotel Interviewer: Mia Botha We were fortunate to host Lesley Pearse for a second time. (Click here for our…

The Writers Write Interview – Tracey Farren

The Author: Tracey Farren Date of Birth: 15 July 1966 Date of Interview: 4 February 2017 Place: Scarborough, Cape Town The Book: Tess (film tie-in) ~~~ Modjaji Books is pleased to announce the publication of the movie tie-in novel, Tess, which was previously published as Whiplash by…

Fabulous Writing Advice From John Connolly

Author: John Connolly Date: 30 July 2016 Where: The Bowery, Sandton, South Africa Interviewer: Mia Botha Book: A Time of Torment Writers Write hosted best-selling author, John Connolly for a literary dinner - A Winter's Tale - at The Bowery in Sandton. John Connolly is an Irish writer who has…

The Writers Write Interview – David Baldacci

Author: David Baldacci Date of Birth: 5 August 1960 Date of Interview: 14 September 2015 Book on Promotion: The Keeper Place of Interview: Reston, Virginia, U.S.A. David Baldacci has published 30 best-selling novels for adults. Several of these have been adapted for film and television.…

The Writers Write Interview – Janet Fitch

People ask me which authors I still want to meet. There aren't many because I've been lucky enough to meet so many of my heroes. But, I gave it some thought and decided to approach Janet Fitch, the author of my favourite book - as…

The Writers Write Interview – Alex van Tonder

Alex van Tonder, who is promoting her debut novel, This One Time, works full time in advertising. She is also a successful blogger. She used these experiences to create a social media thriller, with reality TV and advertising playing their part in a terrifying game. When…

The Writers Write Interview – Barbara Kingsolver

We enjoyed hosting American author, Barbara Kingsolver, whose most famous books include The Poisonwood Bible;  Animal, Vegetable, Miracle;  The Lacuna; and her latest novel, Flight Behaviour. Barbara was in Johannesburg on one of the hottest days of the year. She did not let the heat or…

The Writers Write Interview – Priscilla Holmes

I first met Priscilla Homes about seven years ago when she attended our Writers Write courses in Johannesburg. She now hosts writing groups in Cape Town, where she lives with her husband, Jack. She is the author of The Children of Mer, under the pseudonym…

The Writers Write Interview – Jassy MacKenzie

Jassy Mackenzie is a South African author who has written seven novels. She lives in Johannesburg with her partner, Deon, two horses and two cats. She writes crime and erotica and still wrestles a day job. She is witty and kind and has trouble saying…

The Writers Write Interview – Máire Fisher

Maire Fisher is a freelance writer and editor who lives in Cape Town. Birdseye is her first novel. Author: Máire Fisher Date of Birth: 17 May 1958 Date of Interview: 11 September 2014 (via email) Place: Somewhere in Cape Town The Book: Birdseye 1. Who is your favourite hero of fiction?…
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