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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 Kaz Cooke
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'Kaz Cooke is a cartoonist, most notably is the creator of Hermoine, The Modern Girl, as well as the bestselling author of several guides for girls and women, including The Modern Girl's Guide to Everything, Up the Duff, The Baby Book, and Girl Stuff for both teens and preteens. Her latest work is the novel Ada about Ada Delroy and her bizarre vaudeville troupe.' (Introduction)


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  • Show notes:

    • Kaz approached McPhee-Gribble, the feminist publishing office in Fitzroy run Diana Gribble and Hillary McPhee with cartoons that became her first book, The Modern Girl's Guide to Everything.
    • When discussing how she used dialect in her novel Ada, Kaz mentions Goddess by Kelly Gardiner (which she thinks was done well) and Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh (which she thinks was not).
    • At the time of this interview, Kaz had just finished Sarah Krasnostein’s The Trauma Cleaner.

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    y separately published work icon The Garret : 2018 Nic Brasch (interviewer), Astrid Edwards (interviewer), Melbourne : Bad Producer Productions , 2018 14752153 2018 series - publisher interview Melbourne : Bad Producer Productions , 2018

    Posted 20 February 2018.

Last amended 4 Oct 2018 13:26:06
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