Trudi Canavan

bestselling author of The Black Magician Trilogy

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I’ve added another event to my list of events for 2013: A convention for “… types of fiction that get relegated to their own corner of the bookstore.” So science fiction and fantasy, horror, crime, romance and more. Even romance fantasy knit lit would fit in here. Last year’s GenreCon was raved about by many […]

Fearsome Journeys

This one’s a bit late as I’ve been immersed in writing Thief’s Magic and reorganising our library. The wonderful Jonathan Strahan has put together an anthology of fantasy with a tilt toward the military and sorcerous, and I was delighted to be invited to submit to it – not just because it’s nice to be […]


Things are quiet here at the moment. I’m working away on Thief’s Magic whenever the weather isn’t stupidly hot, and my New Year resolution to read more traditional fantasy (after a couple of years of sampling around the edges – steampunk, urban fantasy, fantasy knit lit).

Aus/NZ Events in 2013

It’s that time of year again. The one where I try to work out some sort of schedule for the year. So far it goes like this Jan-June: Finish writing Thief’s Magic July: Start writing Angel of Storms Late Oct-Early Nov: World Fantasy Con in Brighton, UK Mid Nov: Continue writing Angel of Storms But […]

10 Books I Enjoyed in 2012

I’m not a fast reader these days, so I only get through between 25 and 30 books a year. I have a to-read bookcase of about 120 books which never seems to diminish, thanks to those few writers whose next book I always have to buy, my publisher giving me books, friends giving me their […]