Australian author Kirsten Krauth‘s debut novel, just_a_girl – it’s been described as “Lolita with a webcam” – was published by UWA Press last year to great reviews. Kirsten is also a generous and enthusiastic promoter of other debut novelists, particularly via the Friday Night Fictions feature on her blog Wild Colonial Girl.
The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt caught Kirsten’s eye in last October’s Friday Night Fictions, and she talked to me recently about the novel and about my reading and writing life. She posted the resulting interview in this author profile on Wild Colonial Girl.
Read the profile to see how I see myself at 80 (spoiler: theremin-loving, arse-kicking crone). There are some great responses to the same question in the comments, too – head to Wild Colonial Girl and join the conversation.