Australian author Holly Ringland became a publishing sensation with the release of The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart, a gripping coming-of-age novel that is soon to stream as a TV adaption starring Sigourney Weaver and Leah Purcell. Her latest novel, The Seven Skins of Esther Wilding, is an equally enthralling tale, tracing the far reaches of grief, courage and sisterly love in a story spanning Tasmania, Copenhagen and the Faroe Islands. Join Holly as she speaks with Michaela Kalowksi about her new masterwork.

Holly Ringland (Australian)

Holly Ringland

Holly Ringland is a writer, storyteller, and television presenter. Her bestselling debut novel, The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart, has been published in 31 countries/territories and has been adapted as a seven-part TV series that will stream in 240+ countries on Amazon Prime in 2023, starring Sigourney Weaver. Holly is the co-host of ABC TV's series, Back To Nature, which aired to critical acclaim in 2021. Holly's second novel, The Seven Skins of Esther Wilding, is out now.

Michaela Kalowski (Australian)

Michaela Kalowski

Michaela Kalowski is an interviewer, moderator and curator for writers and ideas festivals. Highlight interviews include Margaret Atwood, David Mitchell, Michelle de Kretser, Stan Grant and Etgar Keret. She's the curator of ABC RN's on-air writers festival, Big Weekend of Books, now in its 4th year. She hosts a monthly books conversation event for Petersham Bowling Club in Sydney. Michaela has conducted radio interviews for ABC RN's The Music ShowBig Ideas and The Bookshelf, ABC Classic and has presented programs across ABC radio.