#About the event
Duration: 60 minutes
When a young couple let strangers stay in their lake house for some extra cash, it starts a chain of events that exposes secrets and intimate moments. Join J.P. Pomare as he discusses his most recent thriller, The Last Guest.
J.P. Pomare in conversation with Martine Kropkowski
J.P. Pomare is an award-winning writer whose work has been widely published. His debut novel, Call Me Evie, was critically acclaimed and won the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best First Novel. Pomare's novels In The Clearing and The Last Guests were critically acclaimed bestsellers, while his novel Tell Me Lies was a #1 Audible bestseller and was shortlisted for the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Novel and the Ned Kelly Award for Best Crime Fiction. The Wrong Woman is his fifth book.
He was born in New Zealand and resides in Melbourne with his wife and daughter.
Martine Kropkowski is a writer based in Meanjin/Brisbane. She is a sessional academic and HDR candidate at the University of Queensland. Her practice-led research explores folklore practice in the online space, including the narrative techniques that communities employ to generate and communicate conspiracy rhetoric. Martine is a recipient of a UQP writing mentorship and her recent work has appeared in Griffith Review, The Conversation and Overland.