In this series of events, join some of your most beloved writers as they interview the author of their favourite Australian debut from the last year. They may be your favourite writers, but they are also some of our country’s most insightful and incisive readers – and these sessions reveal what they think makes a story extraordinary. They provide keen insights into the books they are most excited about and the writers they are tipping as new talents to watch. Enjoy this special series of conversations between the authors you already love and the new writers they love.

“SJ Norman’s Permafrost has haunted me since I first read it. A collection of ghost stories that queer and disrupt the Western gothic tradition, it's utterly compelling.” - Hannah Kent, Devotion

Bestselling novelist Hannah Kent (Devotion) speaks with SJ Norman about Permafrost, their debut collection of short fiction that updates and queers the gothic and romantic literary traditions.

Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund.