Trudi Canavan

bestselling author of The Black Magician Trilogy

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My publisher has made a very nifty thing.                             Yep, they’ve put together a new website for me: But it’s not going to replace this one. Instead it compliments it. It’ll be the place where they’ll post news, publication dates and book signing events. […]

Brisbane Bookstore Tour

This was the view from my hotel room: Southbank Sunset               I haven’t been to Brisbane for over twenty years, when I bussed through on the way to Expo88. So everything was shiny and new to me. The city was bigger than I remembered, not surpisingly, and very cosmopolitan. […]

The Magician’s Apprentice Launch and the Aurealis Awards

Last Saturday I had the good fortune to have my book launched at a fantastic venue by lovely people just before the annual Aurealis Awards ceremony in Brisbane.     My publisher, Bernadette, began with introductions then Marianne de Pierres, fellow Aussie author extraodinaire, gave an amazing speech, saying wonderful things about my books and revealing things about […]

Brisbane, Here I Come!

I’m back from the writing retreat. We had a fabulous time and I reached the halfway point of the first draft of The Ambassador’s Mission. Now I have a few frantic days to catch up and prepare for the launch of The Magician’s Apprentice at the Aurealis Awards on Saturday. It’s all getting very exciting! […]

Two Weeks

For the next two weeks I’m going to be at a writers retreat with no internet access – unless we manage to find an internet cafe in one of the local country towns, and then I doubt I’ll be getting a daily fix. My partner will post any important information that my publisher sends to […]