Trudi Canavan

bestselling author of The Black Magician Trilogy

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Conflux 9 – Regency Banquet

On the Friday night a Regency Banquet was held at Conflux9, with food reminiscent of the era and a troupe called Earthly Delights providing the music, dancing and dance instruction. The band. Maureen and I. I made the dress especially for this event, the first time I’d sewn a dress from scratch since the 90s. […]

Conflux9 – The Diary

Last weekend the Australian National SF Convention was held in Canberra, and sf fans, writers and publishers from all over the country gathered together for four days. I arrived mid-afternoon on the Thursday, but my official duties began the next day. On Friday I started with a panel I’d suggested: “Where have all the Australian […]

Conflux Dance Card

Next weekend I’ll be attending Conflux 9, this years Australian national convention. Here’s where you’ll find me: Fri: 11:30am: Panel: Where have all the Australian female fantasy writers gone? 1:30pm: Mass book signing 3:30pm: Reading Sat: 10:00am: Panel: The Ethics of Immortality 3:30pm: Kaffeeklatsch Sun: 11:00am: In Fabula-divino Launch 12:30pm: Panel: The secret lives of […]

In the Mailbox: Italian The Traitor Queen

The postman brought this one to my door last week: Italian readers can now find out what happens a the end of the Traitor Spy Trilogy, with the release of The Traitor Queen. Enjoy!

Musical Influences

Some years ago, when my website had a much simpler blog program, I wrote a blog post about songs and albums that have sparked story ideas or set the mood for writing particular scenes. Unfortunately those early posts are long gone, though I have a plan to add some of them to this site as […]