“Gothic literature is that perpetual form which finds itself extending across centuries. Emerging in the late 18th century, it has divided itself into multiple sub-genres such as Romantic Gothic (think the Brontë sisters and Dracula), Modern Gothic (for example, horror films like The Babadook). Though Australian Gothic is an increasingly rare sub-genre, it’s the particular corner ofContinue reading “Australian Gothic is a style that’s tough to get right and Christie Nieman’s Where We Begin is perhaps the best YA rendition out there, writes Mary Ali in Happy Mag”
The Booktopia Book Guru asks Christie Nieman author of As Stars Fall Ten terrifying questions 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? I was born in Greensborough, Melbourne, grew up in Osbornes Flat, which is near Yackandandah, which is near Wodonga,Continue reading “Ten Terrifying Questions 2015”
Read an extract of As Stars Fall
Moving Helen Garner’s Books – Meanjin Christie Nieman on the intimacy of books, in Meanjin April 2014.
Listen to Miriam Sved and Christie Nieman talk about female friendships and Just Between Us with Jon Faine, Karen Pickering, and Monica Dux on 774’s The Conversation Hour http://www.abc.net.au/local/audio/2013/06/11/3779513.htm
Here’s my Player Profile at Boomerang Books. http://blog.boomerangbooks.com.au/player-profile-christie-nieman-just-between-us/2013/06
Maya Linden, Christie Nieman, Maggie Scott, Natalie Kon-Yu and Miriam Sved are Melbourne writers and academics. When they met in a writers group in Melbourne, they discovered they shared a dark secret: all had been dumped by a female friend at some point, and they all still carried the pain. Once they realised there wasContinue reading “Just Between Us”