AWM recently spoke to Kari Gislason, writer and academic, about writing habits, travel writing, and his two books. Kari’s memoir, The Promise of Iceland, is a powerful tale of family origins and place, which highlights Kari’s ability to capture the stark beauty of Icelandic landscapes on the page. His second book, The Ash Burner, is … Continue reading »

Taking Five with Benjamin Law

AWM took five with Ben Law to discuss his–very reasonably priced–new book Sh*t Asian Mother’s Say, and sweaty writing weekends in Brisbane with his sister Michelle Law. Benjamin Law is a Sydney-based journalist, columnist and screenwriter, and has completed a PhD in television writing and cultural studies. He is the author of two books—The Family Law (2010) … Continue reading »