The Slap author Christos Tsiolkas joins Cheryl on the podcast to discuss his life as a Greek-Australian writer and the journey he has travelled through the writing of his books. In his most recent work, On Patrick White, Tsiolkas reflects on the life and work of one of Australia’s literary greats, the late Nobel prize winner, Patrick White.
Podcast guest: Christos Tsiolkas
Christos Tsiolkas is the author of five novels: Loaded, which was made into the feature film, Head-On, The Jesus Man and Dead Europe, which won the 2006 Age Fiction Prize and the 2006 Melbourne Best Writing Award. He won Overall Best Book in the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize 2009 and was shortlisted for the 2009 Miles Franklin Literary Award for his novel, The Slap. He is also a playwright, essayist and screen writer. He lives in Melbourne.
Duration: 33 minutes