Wed 17 May 2017
Nikki Gemmell is a newspaper columnist and the author of nine novels, including the international best-seller The Bride Stripped Bare. Her latest book is After, a heartbreaking memoir about her relationship with her late mother. She tells Barry Divola about her progression from a carefree childhood in Wollongong to an intense time in high school in Sydney, from screaming at The Sweet to screaming at Duran Duran, and how a teacher who gave her class empty journals opened up the world of writing for her. Nikki plays The Seekers, Suzi Quatro, Olivia Newton-John and more.