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Phillip Mann

Radio New Zealand has interviewed Phillip Mann about his writing life, science fiction, and his new novel The Disestablishment Of Paradise. You can download the interview as a podcast from:


You can also read a review of the novel at:


Helen Lowe Interviews Brandon Sanderson – Plus Giveaway

Brandon Sanderson has been one of the exciting new names of international Fantasy/Science Fiction over the past eight years, most notably as a relative newcomer being asked to complete Robert Jordan’s hugely popular Wheel of Time series in 2007, following the author’s death. Most recently, he won this year’s Gemmell “Legend” Award for Best Fantasy Novel of the Year with his own epic fantasy, The Way of Kings. Fellow author, Helen Lowe, caught up with him between book tours to ask about completing seven major novels in six years and discuss his latest book, The Alloy of Law, newly released in New Zealand and you can read the interview (and details of the local giveaway) here.

A Tree Drive-by

It would seem that interviewing Mary Victoria about her Chronicles of the Tree series is the thing to do this month. Here is what she had to say to Angela Slatter.

An Interview with Mary Victoria – Plus Giveaway!

UK-based Fantasy Book Review recently concluded the following about Tymon’s Flight, the first book in Mary Victoria’s Chronicles of the Tree series: “This is the best novel I have read this year and it is very easy for me to recommend this story, not just to fantasy readers, but to readers of all genres.”

Today Helen Lowe has posted a new interview with Mary Victoria, discussing her third novel, Oracle’s Fire, and completion of the Tree series. There is also a giveaway to be drawn from amongst those who leave comments.

“An Interview with “The Dragon’s Path” Author, Daniel Abraham

US Fantasy author Daniel Abraham‘s The Long Price Quartet was published to critical acclaim between 2006-9, and the first book in his new “Coin and Dagger” series, The Dragon’s Path, has just been released in New Zealand. Local author Helen Lowe has seized the opportunity to talk with him about the new book and you can read the interview here.

Blogging Week – Interview with Authors Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris

A reminder to everybody that NZ Speculative Fiction Blogging Week is now on and finishes on 25 September. To celebrate blogging week, Helen Lowe has interviewed New Zealander Pip Ballantine and her co-author, Tee Morris, about Phoenix Rising, their recently published first novel in the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series, set in an Avengers meets X-Files “steampunk” world of Victoriana, difference engines–and yes, tea!

To enjoy the interview, click here. As an added incentive, the interview contains news of a giveaway prize.
Phoenix Rising