Kirsten Krauth’s just_a_girl

This post is adapted from my speech for the Castlemaine launch of Kirsten Krauth's just_a_girl. There are three main characters in Kirsten Krauth’s excellent, powerful and confronting debut novel just_a_girl: teenage Layla, her mother Margot and a lonely Japanese man, Tadashi. As someone who had the internet at Layla’s age—14—I would also say her experience … Continue reading Kirsten Krauth’s just_a_girl

Launching just_a_girl

Just a quick note to let you know that I'm launching Kirsten Krauth's complex, confronting, excellent debut novel just_a_girl in Castlemaine this weekend. It's only a hop from Melbourne so you should come. There will be music! See the Facebook invite here. And if you're not already following Kirsten's fantastic blog, do check it out.