Trudi Canavan

bestselling author of The Black Magician Trilogy

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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 […]

In the Mailbox: Brazilian & Spanish Editions

A couple of foreign editions have arrived in the post lately: A Brazillian The High Lord… … and a Spanish The Traitor Queen. Both the final book in their respective trilogies. I hope my Brazillian and Spanish readers enjoy them! (And a little bird on Twitter tells me that La Regina Dei Maghi, the Italian […]

A Good Yarn – In Fabula-Divino

A few years back, while having dinner with some publishing peeps in the USA, I jokingly said I was going to write a fantasy knit lit book next. What is knit lit? It’s a novel that features knitting. It’s not about knitting, it just happens to contain, say, a knitter. And plenty of yarns. (And […]

Book Reading Order

“Which order should I read your books in?” is a question I’m often asked. Though I’ve answered it here before, I’m posting again for new readers. To someone wanting to try my work it’s not obvious where to begin. I’ve tried to write most of my books so that if there are only a few […]

Sword & Laser Interview

It’s up! It’s live and wriggling! The Sword & Laser interview is here! Thanks to everyone who left questions. I had a ball answering them and chatting to the lovely Veronica and Tom. And I have to admit, seeing as I was at my own interview and knew what happened, what I was most anticipating […]

Got a Question?

Tomorrow morning (Melbourne time) the lovely Veronica and Tom from the Sword & Laser video show will be interviewing me. They have a forum over at Goodreads, and you can post questions for them to ask me. So if you there’s anything you’ve always wanted to ask me, head on over here. Of course, I’d […]

GenreCon

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 […]

Summer

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).