In Episode 299 of So You Want To Be A Writer: What can you do when you realise when your book is broken? You’ll meet Juliet Marillier, author of The Harp of Kings. We have a new online course in development. Plus, there are three copies of The Last Voyage of Mrs Henry Parker by Joanna Nell to give away.
Writers in Residence
Juliet Marillier has won many awards for her writing, including five Aurealis Awards and four Sir Julius Vogel Awards, as well as the American Library Association’s Alex Award and the Prix Imaginales. In 2019 she won the Sara Douglass Book Series Award for the Blackthorn & Grim series.
The Harp of Kings was released on September 3, 2019, by Pan Macmillan Australia and Penguin Random House US.
Juliet’s earlier books include the award-winning Blackthorn & Grim series and the Sevenwaters series, both set in early medieval Ireland, the Viking duology Saga of the Light Isles, the Bridei Chronicles, set in the kingdom of the Picts, and two series for young adults, the Wildwood books and the Shadowfell books. She has also written a stand-alone novel, Heart’s Blood, based on the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, and a collection of short fiction, Prickle Moon.
She is active in her local writing community, mentoring aspiring writers, giving workshops, and serving on the Literary Board of the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre. She is a regular contributor to genre writing blog Writer Unboxed.
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