STEPHANIE JOHNSON, SARAH LAING, CARL NIXON WITH RACHAEL KING
As the latest richly diverse works from award- winning writers
Stephanie Johnson, Sarah Laing and Carl Nixon show, New Zealand
fiction can no longer be neatly stereotyped as grimly
introspective. They talk to Rachael King about their work and the
many different facets of life explored in their novels.
Stephanie Johnson is a novelist, short story writer and poet.
Her new book, The Writing Class, is a novel about writing
Writer and graphic designer Sarah Laing is the author of the
short story collection, Coming Up Roses, and two novels,
Dead People's Music and the recent The Fall of
The Virgin and the Whale - a love story is the latest novel by
Christchurch novelist, short story writer and playwright Carl
Nixon. His first novel, Rocking Horse Road, is being made
into a feature film.