WOMEN OF LETTERS

Very happy to have been invited to take part in this wonderful, nutritious literary event in Melbourne on 26th February, 2.30pm at The Thornbury Theatre.

Writing like a Bronte in the attic…

To answer various kind readers’ questions about the possibility of another book – finally – I’m back in the attic, and this is why: Actress, author Merridy Eastman discovers her Aboriginal family connection – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Book coming soon

Here’s what Pan Macmillan has to say about ‘Just Between Us’, coming out in June, 2013: Empathetic, supportive and respectful… Or competitive, manipulative and downright bitchy? Or somewhere in between? In Just Between Us Nikki Gemmell looks at the hardwiring that keeps us bonded in tightly knit packs, but makes us feel oh-so-claustrophic in mothers …

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On Friendship…

Have been asked by a publisher to contribute to an anthology about friendship. Am so scared of upsetting people I know – (family!)  have decided to make up something instead. Will put details of book on site later, if my contribution makes it to the final cut that is… Back to the typewriter… Cheerio!   …

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Hobart bound…

When the Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation rang to ask if I’d like to be guest speaker at their June 6th luncheon, I said yes, even before they promised to feed me. Not only would it be a pleasure to do something for this wonderful organisation that funds critically important medical research, but this way …

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From one Christopher to another…

‎I’m currently reading Christopher Robin to our seven year old in his bed every night, before curling up with Christopher Hitchens in my own. So when my friend Chris posted this much loved illustration on Facebook the other day… I got to thinking…  “So, Piglet, beware the irrational, however seductive. Shun the ‘transcendent’ and all …

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