October 30, 2014
What is Last Woman Hanged about?
On one level, it's a story about a woman on trial for murder. It's about marriage, betrayal, justice, poverty, and arsenic.
It's a true crime story, set in the late 19th century.
That's on one level - but it's also about something mu...
October 28, 2014
I was lucky enough to be invited onto the Alan Jones program on 2GB on Monday to talk about Louisa Collins and Last Woman Hanged.
Alan is a staunch supporter of the arts in Australia: song, dance, theatre and literature.
He is also a passionate supporter of t...
October 27, 2014
The formal launch of Last Woman Hanged was held in a lovely, sandstone-walled room at the Gallipoli Club in Sydney's CBD last night, Monday 27 October 2014.
Our host was The Sydney Institute. We had a full house, and sold every book.
Louisa's story h...
October 5, 2014
What is your new book called?
It's a question I get asked all the time at the moment, and the answer is: 'My book is called Last Woman Hanged, and it's about Louisa Collins - a plump, drunk mother of ten- who was both the first and the last woman to be hanged at Darlin...
On winning the 2015 Davitt Award
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July 26, 2015
A late pardon
January 10, 2015
Welcome to the United States of America
January 3, 2015
December 20, 2014
What I've Learnt
December 18, 2014
Books of the Year
Federal MP stands up for Louisa Collins
December 4, 2014
Nosey Bob - bungling hangman
November 23, 2014
Beware Japan's Black Widows
November 20, 2014
Last Woman Hanged
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