As Stars Fall by Christie Nieman – Extract

Read an extract of As Stars Fall

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Christie Nieman is an award-nominated author, essayist and playwright. Her debut novel As Stars Fall (Pan Macmillan 2014), about the ecosystem of grief, was a Notable Book of the 2015 CBCA awards. Her short fiction and nonfiction has appeared in journals and magazines including Meanjin, Canary, Overland and The Guardian. She has been a contributing editor on a couple of prominent anthologies: Just Between Us, 2013; and Mothers and Others, 2015, which featured her short fiction and nonfiction. Her critically acclaimed play, Call Me Komachi, received a Green-Room Award nomination, multiple productions, and publication by the Australian Script Centre. She has a PhD in Writing and Ecocriticism and lives and works in country Victoria. Her next novel is due out with Pan MacMillan in 2019.

2 thoughts on “As Stars Fall by Christie Nieman – Extract

  1. Christie Nieman, can I just say that you are an incredible writer. As Stars Fall was such an intense and captivating book and overall just amazing. I absolutely love the way you write, every page gave me shivers. I just can’t express enough how much your book opened my eyes and changed the way I look at life, I can’t thank you enough. After reading the book I then discovered that this was your first and only novel, I then decided that I definitely needed to include this when when I wrote to you! I hope that you write more, because I can’t wait to read your writing 🙂 Reading your book always made my day.
    Anyway, thank you for writing such a masterpiece,
    Loren 🙂

    1. Hi Loren,

      Thank you so much for your beautiful response to As Stars Fall. You made MY day. Great to know there are such appreciative readers out there – it’s great incentive to keep writing, which I certainly will. Thank you.

      All the best,
      Christie

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