We couldn’t let the Chair of Women’s Health at University of Melbourne guest at WriteFest without offering readers an opportunity to meet. WriteFeast, on Sunday following WriteFest, features Anne Buist as speaker, and a chance to catch a glimpse of her writing life.
PS She’s also wed to Graeme Simsion – so we have the husband’s view to consider too.
For you’re reading pleasure, here’s a short excerpt from Anne’s novel, Medea’s Curse.
Anne Buist is the Chair of Women’s Mental Health at the University of Melbourne and has over 25 years clinical and research experience in perinatal psychiatry. She works with Protective Services and the legal system in cases of abuse, kidnapping, infanticide and murder. Medea’s Curse is her first mainstream psychological thriller. Professor Buist is married to novelist Graeme Simsion and has two children. You can find out more about her here.
Monique: Your first novel under the name Anne Buist, Medea’s Curse, has recently been released and it’s on my to-read list. Can you tell readers a bit about it, and about the issues it raises?
Anne: The pitch line for this was: A troubled forensic psychiatrist (Natalie King) gets pulled into a missing child case and puts her reputation and life on the line. The story follows her interactions with Amber, her ex-husband Travis and his new…
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