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‘The Sisters’ Song’—Louise Allan
An extended interview with Rosemary Puddy for ‘The Book Podcast’.



‘Debut Author Visits Eaton Library’
South Western Times, 28th June 2018

Her Deepest Desire
The Mercury, 24 March 2018

Novel Way to Build Bridge With Readers
Busselton-Dunsborough Times, 15 March 2018

Music Notes and Cathartic Words
The Post, 3 February 2018

‘Changing Scripts’ 
West Weekend Magazine, 27 January 2018

‘Former Doctor Writes Well Received Novel Set in Tassie’
The Advocate, 16 January 2018

‘Launceston-born Author Celebrates Release of Debut Novel’
The Examiner, 14 January 2018



Sound Bite for Word of Mouth TV (May 2018)
Word of Mouth TV is a YouTube channel set up by Kate Forsyth and Sarah Mills that combines their two loves, food and books. 

Interview with Kate Forsyth
On Kate’s Blog (April 2018)

Louise Allan: How I Got An Agent
For Lauren Keegan – Writer (February 2018)

How To Become A Writer: Louise Allan
For Annabel Smith – Author (February 2018)

Q&A with Author Louise Allan
For Jodi Gibson, Writer and Author (February 2018)

Interview with ‘The Sisters’ Song’ Author
With Allison of Little Big Reads (February 2018)

Q&A with Louise Allan
For the Tasmanian Writers Centre (January 2018)

Interview with Louise Allan, Author of ‘The Sisters’ Song
For Underground Writers—transcribed by Shelley Timms (January 2018)

10 Things I’ve Learnt From Writing My Début Novel
A guest post for Allison Tait’s blog (Jan 2018)

2, 2 and 2: Louise Allan Talks About ‘The Sisters’ Song’
For Amanda Curtin’s blog, Looking Up, Looking Down (January 2018)

Meet Louise Allan
With Nicole Melanson of WordMothers (January 2018)

Debut Mondays
With Lisa Hill from ANZ Lit Lovers (January 2018)

In Conversation with Rebecca Bowyer
For Rebecca’s blog, Seeing the Lighter Side (January 2018)

Sunday Spotlight 
For The Australian Women Writers’ Challenge (January 2018)

Behind the Pen
With Theresa Smith from Theresa Smith Writes (January 2018)



Judges’ Report from 2014 TAG Hungerford Award

‘Ida’s Children is an at-times heartbreaking narrative about the childless Ida who gives her love to her nieces and nephews, the often neglected and mistreated children of her troubled sister Nora. A narrative spanning several generations, this novel is simply written and contains many moments of beauty and sadness.’


All Female Hungerford List Looks to Asia-Pacific for Inspiration
Fremantle Press, 12 December 2014