In huge news, I’ve been invited to talk at the Melbourne Writers Festival (which I’m told is quite rare for genre writers). I’ll be in conversation with none other than the legendary Terry Hayes (writer of Mad Max 2, Dead Calm, et al) about the contribution of cinema to an “Australian Gothic”. I’m absolutely thrilled […]

So this is cool. My university, Deakin Uni, has asked me back to speak at the awards for their “Deakin experience” short film competition. I’ll be talking building tension in story, as well as regaling the audience with tales of my time at Deakin (I’ll have to censor some of my residence days – O […]

My favourite magazine in the world Rue Morgue recently interviewed Greg, Brett and I for their online site, the first (and only?) time I think all three of us have been interviewed together. Read on: _________________________________________________________________   Hell’s Shelves: Greg McLean, Aaron Sterns and Brett McBean on the Wolf Creek novels Interview with Alan […]

The prestigious American Review recently published an article by the esteemed Dean Bertram that includes a quote from me. A very insightful piece that speaks to some of the issues I’ll be talking about at the Melbourne Writers Festival soon (more on that later!): ________________________________________________________________ THE WOLF CREEK CHAINSAW MASSACRE American and Australian […]

Here’s an interview I forgot to post from a few weeks back, appearing on the Monsterpictures site. I like that first line. _______________________________________________________________________________________ Toe curler: An interview with Wolf Creek 2 writer, Aaron Sterns by Marcey Papandrea, July 2 2014 Aaron Sterns is an interesting guy. He co-wrote Wolf Creek 2 with director Greg […]