Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

Screenwriter and bestselling author of 'The Honourable Thief', 'The Emerald Tablet', and 'The Water Diviner'.

A little while ago, the fine literary philanthropists at Ponder & See got in touch and asked if I’d like to join them on a jaunt to New Zealand to have a chat about all things Cook and the Pacific. So this weekend, I’m winging my way to The Farm at Cape Kidnappers … which …

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So, a little project I co-wrote a while ago has been nominated for what amounts to an Aussie Emmy. A modest little series starring a guy you may have seen in the odd movie or tv show. It, and the book I wrote to accompany the series, is something I’ll always be very proud of. …

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… and even if you didn’t – in response to those of you who live outside Australia and New Zealand and have asked about purchasing the book I penned to accompany the TV series, The Pacific: In the Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill, I have it on good authority that it will land in …

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A funny exchange with a friend recently. Already rather bemused by my fairly colourful/convoluted/dysfunctional career path, she overheard me discussing my forthcoming publications with another friend. “A COOKBOOK? WHAT!? You’ve written a bloody COOKBOOK now?” she exclaimed. No, I explained. Not a ‘cookbook’. But a ‘Cook book’. As in – a book about James Cook, …

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