Updates about Isobelle Carmody's books and events

  • The Slipstream

    Posted in Author News

    Isobelle Carmody’s solo blog, TheSlipstream is live!

  • Greylands Relaunch

    Isobelle Carmody relaunched Greylands with Maureen McCarthy’s novel, The Convent. This video recorded their conversation. It is published by Dark Matter Fanzine.

  • Greylands

    Posted in Greylands

    The launch site of Greylands eBook is now closed but the Great eBook Debate will be archived on Isobelle’s blog The Slipstream which will be live in November. Greylands eBook is available from Amazon , Smashwords , Ford St Publishing have also republished  Greylands in print form which will be available in October.  

  • Reprint: Journey From the Centre of the Earth

    This wonderful children’s book was written by Isobelle and illustrated by Marc McBride. This latest edition has been bought by Hachette publisher under their Children’s Books section. The short of this story: “Two friends tell each other a story Have you heard about the duck at the centre of the earth? Left there by a human expedition, the duck must make his own way to the surface. All it wants...

  • Review of Green Monkey Dreams (Reprint)

    “It is one of the best collections of short stories I’ve read recently, for both its high quality and the sense of consistency between the stories – without ever feeling like they’re the same.“-Australian Speculative Fiction in Focus Read full review by Australian Speculative Fiction in Focus “I have to say that this is my favourite collection of short stories, and I am so glad to have been able to...

  • Talk Review: the day of the authors

    Posted in Book Reviews

    Rachel Towns attended one of  Isobelle Carmody’s talks . She was thrilled to meet her in person and inspired by her talk. “… ideas came from: taking little bits from real life and connecting them all together…“–Rachel Towns and read full review by Rachel Towns

  • Interviews 2012

    Posted in Interviews

    August 2012 Kezia Lubanszky had a chat with Isobelle Carmody and read  the full interview. July 2012 Kathrynlinge had a snapshot Interview with Isobelle Carmody and read the full interview. May 2012 Isobelle Carmody was interviewed by Lost in Fiction and read the full interview.

  • Greylands e-edition

    Posted in Greylands

    The fabulous micro-site for the launch of Isobelle Carmody’s Greylands as an e-edition–self-destructing in a month’s time, the site features info about the book, competitions, and ‘The Great E-Book Debate’ which features a different guest columnist every day. First guest post was Alex Adsett with a great overview piece. Her second guest in the eVolution forum is author Sophie Masson, recently appointed author rep to the newly formed Book Industry...

  • Reviews of Metro Winds

    “Metro Winds is a collection of five short stories, each more enchanted than the last, and while the stories all have fantastical elements, the majority are set firmly in the real world. Carmody’s writing is full of beautiful, carefully crafted imagery.“ Lip Magazine Read full review by Lip Magazine “Although there are subtle differences between place and style, the stories in Metro Winds explore the archetype of the quest through...

  • Guest Residence for March

    Posted in Author News

      Insideadog is a website  which encourages young people to read and write, run by the State Library of Victoria. They feature month long residences of Australian children’s writers.  Isobelle is their author in residence for March. Many of us know her from stories in the newspapers, radio and print interviews and talks, but the insideablog gives you a closer look at her life and the blogs are full of...