Entries by willkostakis

Queerstories 2019: My Father Haunts Me

I’m known around the traps as the guy who got a book deal in high school, but I’m usually pretty guarded about one of my strongest motivations. This piece illuminates that and was originally performed at Mudgee Readers’ Festival (‘Queerstories’) on August 17, 2019, alongside original pieces by Cadance Bell, Faith Chaza, Benjamin Law, Maeve Marsden […]

Fan Fiction: Ronald Weasley and the Authorial Intrusion

This piece was originally performed at Melbourne Writers Festival (‘YA’ll Are Thirsty’) on September 1, 2019, alongside original pieces by Alison Evans, Jes Layton, and CB Mako. Enjoy. And a gentle reminder: my new urban fantasy novel Monuments is out now, signed if you follow that link quickly enough. You don’t need to write fan fiction to experience […]

TOUR: Monuments 2019

Monuments is here! I’ll be touring Australia to celebrate, and I’d love it if our paths crossed. If you can’t make it to any of these events, don’t despair. Booktopia has a stack of signed books, and you can order one here. ADELAIDE SEPT 17 6.30PM: Dymocks Adelaide. I’ll be joining the YA Circle to discuss Monuments as […]

GIVEAWAY: Win an audiobook!

2018 saw the release of both The First Third and The Sidekicks on Australia’s Audible store. I’ll be giving away the choice of either to one lucky subscriber of my author newsletter. Simply sign up before February 15 for your chance to win. What can you expect to feature in my author newsletter? News, sneak peeks, special offers, […]

TOUR: Want Will Kostakis to visit your school?

You’d think, after years spent working as a web journalist, I would have learned not to headline a post with a question that could easily be answered with thousands of “No!” comments, but hey, apparently not. Hi. If this is the only way you get Will Kostakis news, you haven’t heard from me since … shrieks […]