Sarah Kanowski Sarah co-presents Conversations on ABC Radio and podcast. She previously presented Books and Arts on ABC RN and joined the ABC as a producer on Late Night Live.
Sarah won a Commonwealth Scholarship to study English at the University of Oxford, where she wrote a thesis on the Mosley family. She then spent a year in South America before settling back in Australia. In Hobart she edited the literary magazine Island, until sun and family beckoned her back to Brisbane where she now lives with her husband, three children, and three chooks.
Sarah Armstrong was a journalist at the ABC, where she won a Walkley Award. She now lives in Mullumbimby, which is the setting for her three adult novels. Her first novel for readers aged 8 – 12 (also partly set in this area), BIG MAGIC, will be published by Hardie Grant next year. Sarah teaches creative writing in schools, for the Byron Writers Festival and at Southern Cross University.