Category Archives: My Writing Life

My Writing Life: Winning the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize 2016


by Nicola R. White As a self-published author, many literary contests are not open to me, so when I first heard of the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize, I was thrilled to learn that I could enter. And even better, there was no entry fee! (When you pay all publishing and promotion costs out of pocket, expenses add up fast). I

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An Interview with Aussie Author Tony Wilson

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by Malcolm Neil Tony Wilson is having quite a year. Recent highlights include a CBCA shortlisted children’s picture book; the launch of his speech aggregation site Speakola; producing and directing his first film, the documentary The Galahs; and the upcoming children’s series with Harper Collins featuring noted Aussie rules football brothers, the Selwoods. In between his prodigious output, Tony squeezes in features for print

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Kobo In Conversation on Zoomer Radio: Episode 4


In our latest episode we chat with author, Emily St. John Mandel. Emily has written four novels, most recently Station Eleven, which was a finalist for a National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, and won the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Toronto Book Award, and the Morning News Tournament of Books, and has been translated into 27 languages. She

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Kobo In Conversation on Zoomer Radio: Episode 3

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We’re very pleased to be partnered with Zoomer Radio to present a weekly Kobo In Conversation! In our third installment we have an interview with Canadian poet and novelist, Steven Price. His critically acclaimed new book By Gaslight is a must read and in our depth interview Steven talks about his writing life and what inspired him to write this story.

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Kobo In Conversation on Zoomer Radio

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We’re very pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with Zoomer Radio to present a weekly Kobo In Conversation. In this new half-hour radio show, we’ll chat with famous authors about their writing process and popular bloggers about their reading habits. We’ll also highlight some of our top book recommendations from past and present. On this week’s show we chat with

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