Kirsten Tranter
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  • June28th

    My story in The Monthly on the bewildering success of the “Keep Calm and Carry On” poster is now available to view online. Click here. And subscribe or buy the June issue of the magazine to read my complaints about Sydney rental nightmares.

  • June28th

    You can listen to an abridged version of a panel from the Sydney Writers Festival where Colm Toibin and Kirsten discuss Henry James with literary critic Geordie Williamson. Broadcast on The Book Show on ABC Radio 14 June. Click here.

  • June22nd

    Kirkus Reviews calls The Legacy a “splendid debut”: “Tranter’s writing is as rich and luxurious as heavy, expensive brocade” (July 1).


  • June22nd

    Q&A with Melissa Mia Hall in this week’s Publisher’s Weekly: click here to read.

  • June17th

    The Byron Bay Writers Festival Program is now up online – click here to view. I’m running a workshop on Thursday August 5th and participating in other events over the weekend of the festival.

  • June15th

    “This hypnotic debut from Australian author Tranter pays homage to Henry James’s A Portrait of a Lady while offering a suspenseful story line worthy of Patricia Highsmith … While Tranter’s sedate pacing avoids typical thriller antics and conventional crime plot twists, she raises some wickedly keen questions about art world wheeling and dealing.” June 14