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Jay Kristoff has such a devoted audience his readers tattoo his characters on their own bodies. Jay writes fantasy, science fiction and YA, and his work repeatedly makes it to the New York Times bestseller list.

Jay's latest book is Empire of the Vampire, the first in a trilogy that our host Astrid has been waiting for since she was 13 and read Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire. 

Jay has appeared on The Garret before to discuss The Nevernight Chronicles, and also at a live event with Amie Kaufman, his regular YA writing partner.

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Our host Astrid Edwards is a writer, teacher, podcaster and director.

In addition to The Garret, she also co-hosts Anonymous Was A Woman, another book podcast, with Jamila Rizvi.

Astrid is the Chair of Melbourne Writers Festival and the Program Coordinator of RMIT University's Associate Degree of Professional Writing and Editing.

Astrid is also a bibliophile.   You can read Astrid's work in The Age, The Saturday Paper, Future Women, Kill Your Darlings and Australian Book Review.

You can read more about Astrid here, and follow her on GoodreadsInstagram and Twitter.

Astrid Edwards, Director and Host of The Garret

ABOUT THE GARRET

Love writing? Looking to improve your writing? Or do you just love listening to writers talk about their craft? If yes, The Garret is for you.

We interview the best writers writing today and discuss how they start, draft, edit, publish and market their work.

Our goal is to interview the best writers in Australia. We are well on our way there. Each interview is published with a complete transcript (so you don’t have to write anything down while you listen).