Fiona Lowe, award-winning Australian author, joins Caroline Overington (standing in for Cheryl Akle) this week to discuss her latest novel Home Fires. Together they discuss Fiona’s varied career in nursing, women’s health, and midwifery, as well as the many ways in which Australia influences and inspires her writing.
Podcast Guest: Fiona Lowe
Fiona Lowe has been a midwife, a sexual health counsellor and a family support worker – an ideal career path for an author who writes novels about family and relationships. A recipient of the prestigious USA RITA award and the Australian RUBY award, Fiona’s books are set in small country towns, feature real people facing difficult choices and explore how family ties and relationships impact our decisions. Fiona spent her early years in Papua New Guinea where, without television, reading was her best form of entertainment – inevitably leading to a lifelong love of books. Daughter of Mine is Fiona’s 28th novel. Fiona Lowe lives in Western Victoria. Visit www.fionalowe.com