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1 Paul McDermott on Blending the Beautiful and Sinister – and Holding on to the Inner Child Kirsten Krauth (interviewer), 2020 single work interview
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 3 September 2020;

'McDermott’s imagination came, he says, as a side effect of poor eyesight. His new picture book, Ghostbear, blooms with sweetness, sadness and cosmic wonder.'

1 Kirsten Krauth : Almost a Mirror : Extract Kirsten Krauth , 2020 single work novel extract
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , April 2020;
1 4 y separately published work icon Almost a Mirror Kirsten Krauth , Yarraville : Transit Lounge , 2020 18416017 2020 single work novel

'What we make of memories and what they make of us.

'Like fireflies to the light, Mona, Benny and Jimmy are drawn into the elegantly wasted orbit of the Crystal Ballroom and the post-punk scene of 80s Melbourne, a world that includes Nick Cave and Dodge, a photographer pushing his art to the edge.

'With precision and richness Kirsten Krauth hauntingly evokes the power of music to infuse our lives, while diving deep into loss, beauty, innocence and agency. Filled with unforgettable characters, the novel is above all about the shapes that love can take and the many ways we express tenderness throughout a lifetime.

'As it moves between the Blue Mountains and Melbourne, Sydney and Castlemaine, Almost a Mirror reflects on the healing power of creativity and the everyday sacredness of family and friendship in the face of unexpected tragedy.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 Tram 86 Kirsten Krauth , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Grieve : Stories and Poems about Grief and Loss: Volume Seven 2019;
1 Director and Writer Jocelyn Moorhouse Kirsten Krauth , 2019 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 11-17 May 2019;

'A quiet chat with one of Australia’s most acclaimed directors about visual thinking, motherhood and her memoir, Unconditional Love.'  (Introduction)

1 Helena Fox : How It Feels to Float Kirsten Krauth , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 27 April - 3 May 2019;

— Review of How It Feels to Float Helena Fox , 2019 single work novel

'In P. J. Harvey’s lyrical masterpiece, “We Float”, the act of floating is languorous, a way of drifting in the moment, taking “life as it comes”. In Helena Fox’s debut novel, floating becomes more of a necessity: it might feel “incandescent”, but it’s a cloak that protects the 17-year-old narrator, Biz, from dark forces that shadow her family life and sabotage her pact with reality.'  (Introduction)

1 The Minor and Major Keys of a Life Kirsten Krauth , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 8-9 October 2016; (p. 18) The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 October 2016; (p. 24)

— Review of Music and Freedom Zoë Morrison , 2016 single work novel
1 Rant! Kirsten Krauth , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: Australian Author , December vol. 47 no. 2 2015; (p. 31)
1 Communicating the Incommunicable Kirsten Krauth , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: Australian Author , June vol. 47 no. 1 2015; (p. 14-17)
1 The Game That Plays with Your Moral Conscience Kirsten Krauth , 2014 single work
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4-5 October 2014; (p. 32-33)

— Review of The Family Men Catherine Harris , 2014 single work novel
1 Trip to the Dark Side of the Moon Kirsten Krauth , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 August 2014; (p. 19)

— Review of Arms Race : And Other Stories Nicolas Low , 2014 selected work short story
1 Short Gems are Bold, Devious, Inventive Kirsten Krauth , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3-4 May 2014; (p. 18)

— Review of The Great Unknown : Stories 2013 anthology short story
1 Stripped Down to Seething Cities Kirsten Krauth , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 22-23 February 2014; (p. 18-19)

— Review of New Works on Paper Luke Beesley , 2013 selected work poetry ; Ninety9 Vanessa Berry , 2013 single work autobiography
1 6 y separately published work icon Just_A_Girl Kirsten Krauth , Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2013 Z1935092 2013 single work novel 'just_a_girl tears into the fabric of contemporary culture. A Puberty Blues for the digital age, a Lolita with a webcam, it's what happens when young girls are forced to grow up too fast. Or never get the chance to grow up at all.

Layla is only 14. She cruises online. She catches trains to meet strangers. Her mother, Margot, never suspects. Even when Layla brings a man into their home. Margot's caught in her own web: an evangelical church and a charismatic pastor. Meanwhile, downtown, a man opens a suitcase and tenderly places his young lover inside.

just_a_girl
is a novel about being isolated and searching for a sense of connection, faith, friendship and healing, and explores what it's like to grow up negotiating the digital world of facebook, webcams, internet porn, mobile phones and cyberbullying - a world where the line between public and private is increasingly being eroded.' (Publisher's blurb)
1 New Voices with a Western Accent Kirsten Krauth , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 16-17 March 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Elsewhere in Success Iris Lavell , 2013 single work novel ; The Colour of Kerosene and Other Stories Cameron Raynes , 2012 selected work short story
1 Dust and Gold in the World of a Travelling Circus Kirsten Krauth , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 27 October 2012; (p. 25) The Saturday Age , 27 October 2012; (p. 36) The Sydney Morning Herald , 27-28 October 2012; (p. 35)

— Review of The Inheritance of Ivorie Hammer Edwina Preston , 2012 single work novel
1 Writing Mothers Kirsten Krauth , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Island , Winter no. 129 2012; (p. 128-137)
'Where do mothers find the time to write? And why aren’t there more mother characters in Australian fiction? Writing mother Kirsten Krauth talks to some other mothers about writing.' (128)
1 Ipad : The Starter Kit Kirsten Krauth , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Newswrite : The NSW Writers' Centre Magazine , October-November vol. 199 no. 2011; (p. 22-23)
1 Audacity of Vision Kirsten Krauth (interviewer), 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: Newswrite : The NSW Writers' Centre Magazine , October-November vol. 199 no. 2011; (p. 18-19)
1 Ask a Librarian Kirsten Krauth (interviewer), 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: Newswrite : The NSW Writers' Centre Magazine , December 2010/January 2011 no. 194 2010; (p. 12-13)
Kirsten Krauth interviews Richard Neville of the State Library of New South Wales about research methods for interrogating the library's resources.
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