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Video Footage of The Museum Of Modern Love Launch in New York

In November 2018 The Museum of Modern Love was published by Algonquin in the USA. It  was launched where much of the novel is set – in the atrium at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Heather was in conversation with esteemed Australian writer, feminist, editor and publisher Anne Summers AO. This is […]

Death, fashion and politics – an interview with Benjamin Law

Sydney Morning Herald ‘What I’ve seen of death, someone – or something – comes to get us’ Each week, Benjamin Law asks public figures to discuss the subjects we’re told to keep private by getting them to roll a dice. The numbers they land on are the topics they’re given. The Hobart-based author won both […]

The year of wonder

Published in The Good Weekend magazine – The Age/ Sydney morning Herald 10 stories by 10 big Authors 14 December 2018 — 12:19pm At the beginning of the year, I wrote in gold pen “The Year of Wonder” on a white piece of card. I had been meditating and it was a feeling that bubbled […]

The New York Times profiles Heather Rose

An Artist Who Explores Emotional Pain Inspires a Novel That Does the Same Heather Rose’s novel, “The Museum of Modern Love,” is a part-fact, part-fiction tale of art, love, grief and convergence. By Tacey Rychter Nov. 26, 2018 Credit Joe Wigdahl for The New York Times SYDNEY, Australia — Heather Rose checked into the Chelsea Hotel […]

NPR Reviews “The Museum of Modern Love”

Art Restores The Soul In ‘Museum Of Modern Love’ December 10, 201812:00 PM ET HELLER MCALPIN The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose Paperback, 286 pages My guess is that you’ve never read a book quite like Heather Rose’s The Museum of Modern Love. I know I haven’t. This is the Australian author’s seventh novel, though it’s […]

Heather Rose In Conversation with Mary Dwyer

International conflict resolution specialist Mary Dwyer lost her husband Adrian to cancer. His death was infused with a sense of wonder and spirit. Mary’s beautiful memoir documents the journey of a family losing the one they love and navigating it all with courage, joy, gratitude and grace. This conversation took place in Hobart at the […]

Tasmania – creative paradise

    So this is edition #151 of Island Magazine! Managing Editor Vern Field thought it was time to concentrate on the wealth of Tasmanian writing talent – and came up with the apple idea. So together with the wonderful Island General Manager Kate Harrison and photographer Jack Robert-Tissot we trucked off to the apple orchards […]

Me and William Faulkner

A lot of unexpected things have happened this year. It’s a beautiful, brilliant year in the face of some great personal hardship. It’s strange the way life does both, but it seems to be the way it is. I am immensely grateful for it all! I am delighted to find my work reaching a wider world of […]