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On this page you'll find details of events and appearances, publication dates, web site updates and anything else you might need to know!  























Sydney author event announced for 30 October

Maggie will be in conversation with NSW Premier's LIterary Prize judge and fellow author, Suzanne Leal, at Better Read Than Dead bookshop in Newtown, Sydney on Wednesday 30 October 2019.

Click here for details and to reserve a place.



Maggie's fifth novel, Thes fifth novel, The Unforgiving City, is out today. Click for details or to order your copy click here.

Sydney Author event: Lane Cove


Maggie is appearing at the Lane Cove Women's Action and Information Group, Lane Cove Library, Longueville Road, Lane Cove on Monday 29 October at 10.30.  Maggie will be talking about her writing journey and discussing all four of her novels - and there will be a preview of her new novel, out next year! Click here for details.



Meet the Author, Corrimal District Library, 20 September 2017
Join Maggie for an author morning tea at Corrimal District Library, 11am Wednesday 20 September, 15 Short Street, Corrimal, NSW. Contact Corrimal Library or click here for details.
Society of Women Writers: Literary Luncheon Key Note Speaker, 14 June 2017
Maggie will the keynote speaker at the Society of Women Writers June event, 12 noon at the Mitchell Library, Macquarie Street, Sydney. For details contact the SWW at
'Sins of the Past' - in conversation: Sydney Writers Festival event, 30 May 2017
Maggie will be joining Australian author Katherine Johnson and UK author Natalie Haynes in conversation as part of the Blue Mountains Program at Varuna for the 2017 Sydney Writers' Festival. The session will be held at 10am at the Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, NSW. For details click here
Sydney event: Writers@Stanton, 29 November 2016


Maggie will be joining authors Fiona Higgins and Suzanne Leal at North Sydney's Stanton Library in a discussion about their writing and their latest bestselling books. Bookings essential. For details and to RSVP click here






Maggie's fourth novel, The Safest Place in London, will have its Sydney launch at Gleebooks on Thursday 8 September. For details and to RSVP click here

OUT NOW in the UK! 


Half the World in Winter was published today in the UK by Allen & Unwin UKClick here to purchase your free-delivery-in-the-UK copy.


UK publication of Half the World in Winter Nov 2015


We are delighted to announce that Half the World in Winter will be published in the UK this November by Allen & Unwin UK


Interview with WriteRoundOz


Maggie was recently interviewed for Writers Blog WriteRoundOz. Read the full interview here!


Final Wordy Women events Monday 3 Nov in Sydney!


The Wordy Women Tour has taken in nine events from Brisbane to Geelong and ends this Monday 3 November with events at Castle Hill Library and the Small Bar in Crows Next, Sydney.  Details on the Allen & Unwin website.


See the Wordy Women interviewed at Booktopia here!


Australian author tour announced today!


To coincide with the launch of 'HALF THE WORLD IN WINTER' Maggie will be taking part in Allen & Unwin's WORDY WOMEN author tour:

Friday 24 October Lunch With A Writer, 12 noon Travelodge Newcastle, NSW

Friday 24 October Girls Night Out,  6pm  Cardiff Library, Cardiff, NSW

Saturday 25 October Author Talk & Q&A, 2pm Tamworth Library, Tamworth, NSW

Monday 27 October Author Talk Q&A and signing, 2pm Chermside Library, Brisbane, Qld

Tuesday 28 October  Author Talk & Q&A  5pm, Dymocks, Camberwell, Melbourne,Vic

Wednesday 29 October Literary Luncheon 12:30pm, La Parisienne Restaurant, Geelong, Vic

Thursday 30 October Author Talk, 5:30pm Candelo Boooks, Bega, NSW

Friday 31 October Literary Luncheon, 11:30am Coachhouse Marina Resort, Batemans Bay, NSW

Saturday 1 November Author Talk 12noon, Nowra Library, Nowra, NSW

Monday 3 November Author Talk 10:30am,  Castle Hill Library, Castle Hill, Sydney, NSW

Monday 3 November Author Talk 6pm, Constant Reader at  Small Bar, Crows Nest, Sydney, NSW

New novel will be published on 1st October 2014 - save the date!


After a long, long wait, it's almost here! Maggie's third novel will be published by Allen & Unwin this September - here is the link to their publications brochure. Details of all related events will be posted here.

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