A couple of upcoming events

Hi there, this is just a quick hello with the dates of two upcoming events.   Writers @ Stanton. 26 July 2013. I’ll be chatting about Green Vanilla Tea at the ‘Writers @ Stanton’ program at Stanton Library in North Sydney on Friday 26th of July.   This event has been organised in conjunction with […]

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Stories Matter

I have just emerged from the virtual library of Storycorps – [where] every voice matters. It’s been a morning spent on the computer, not something I imagined doing while on holiday in Hawaii but when it comes to projects like this, I say thank goodness for the Internet and what it makes possible. I’m here […]

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Sunday Tribune – Interview with Liz Clarke in South Africa

The Sunday Tribune is KwaZulu-Natal’s weekly Sunday newspaper, the paper from my home town many years ago. A few people have asked about the article written by Liz Clarke and published on June 2nd 2013. I have popped it here for you to have a read (just click on the image to make it bigger).

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Richard Glover Interview

For those of you who know me, I can hear you chuckle.  A website, a blog, radio interviews, newspaper articles, in house conversations, panel discussions – me of all people!  Thing is, I’m much more comfortable in the wings and yet here I am, out in cyberspace, writing notepad jottings and talking with journalists and […]

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Writers Live – In House Conversation with Susan Duncan Part 2

 A fabulous evening made even more enjoyable by the warm welcome of such an engaged group of people.  I’ve posted a few pics for you to enjoy. Berkelouw Books Mona Vale – I could spend hours and hours in this beautiful bookshop. It’s stacked with wonderful reads as well as gorgeous gifts. Rex Finch and […]

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Life Matters Interview with Natasha Mitchell

It’s a beautiful day here in Sydney. I’m still in this beautiful city promoting Green Vanilla Tea and had the wonderful opportunity to be interviewed by Natasha Mitchell on Life Matters this morning. The podcast is up on Radio National Life Matters.  You can have a listen here if you would like to hear more. […]

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Writers Live – In House Conversation with Susan Duncan

This could be a fun night! Feel free to join us on Tuesday, May 28th at 6.30pm at Berkelouw Books in Mona Vale. Bookings are essential and can be made by calling (02) 9979 2112 or emailing monavale@berkelouw.com.au. http://berkelouw.com.au/events/writers-live-susan-duncan-in-conversation-with-the-winner-of-the-finch-memoir-prize

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Linda Morris Interview – Sydney Morning Herald

Linda Morris, from the Sydney Morning Herald, interviewed me for an article in the paper this weekend – must say, I’m still getting used to the idea of a journalist asking about my writing and my life.  Green Vanilla Tea was such a labour of love and now that the story has been set free […]

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Finch Press Release.

Marie Williams wins 2013 Finch Memoir Prize for Green Vanilla Tea This release was orignally published on the Finch Publishing Website    

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Hello!

Welcome!  What a great way to start this notepad! It’s been an exciting time here at The Sydney Writers Festival and I feel very lucky to have been awarded the Finch Memoir Prize 2013. This labour of love written for my two beautiful boys has now been set free into the world!   It seems fitting […]

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