In the Media

Talk/Q&A on Indie Publishing – YouTube Live

Live talk/Q&A on Indie Publishing – Geek Markets Live Online event – Geek Markets Live youTube channel – session two (at about 31 minutes in) (September, 2020)

Interview/Author Videos: Sanctuary –  Asylum Steampunk Festival Online

August, 2020: Covid 19 restrictions scaled down this year’s Asylum Steampunk Festival in Lincoln UK. I was invited to participate in the online stream of literary, music and creative streams organised by The Ministry of Steampunk UK.

Podcast Interview – Living Arts Canberra

I was invited to discuss Aunt Enid: Protector Extraordinaire, with Barbie from Living Arts Canberra. Availabe on their webpage Reading List and  on LACE radio. (June, 2020)

Tea Naming and eBook Giveaway Collaboration – Wyverstone Tea

Adelaide. April, 2020

Adelaide Fan Review mention

April, 2020: Adelaide Fan Review – link and photo shared on their blog.

Mention FB Live – upcoming Virtual Book Club May Guest Author/info 

April, 2020: Madame Askew’s Temporal Entourage mentioned my upcoming visit to the Tuscon steampunk Virtual Book Club (via Zoom) on 17th May during her Friday teatime FB live (18th April ACST)

Panelist: Words Out LoudPBA FM (Adelaide)

December, 2019: I returned to PBA FM Words Out Loud on Christmas Eve. This time I was on the panel, with Jo Baker, to interview my good friend, SM Kemmett, about her first book.
You can hear it here on SoundCloud.

Adelaide Steampunk Festival 2019

September 2019: In the local Messenger, Adelaide Advertiser and Sunday Mail helping to promote the Adelaide Steampunk Festival.


Book Trailer featured on Steampunk Journal blog 2019

April, 2021 – catch the post showing The Department of Curiosities Book Trailer on the Steampunk Journal

Radio Interview: Words Out Loud. PBA FM (Adelaide) 2019

I’m back at PBA FM at Words Out Loud. Thanks to with Joanne and Carolyn for inviting me back to pbafm to talk about reserach, writing, The Department of Curiosities and Adelaide Steampunk Festival. (Sept, 2019)

Podcast used with permission.
You can also listen to the podcast on Soundcloud.

The Steampunk Hour, Lincoln City Radio, UK 2018

Hal Crompton mentioned my collaboration with Richard Ryall of The Littmus Steampunk Band and quoted part of our interview in The Steampunk Hour: Ep 39 (online ep – about 12.05). (Sept, 2018)

Plotting your pants off – Different approaches to writing your book

Indie author talk with KE Fraser, Matt J Pike, Karen J Carlisle and Kylie Leane . Adelaide Supanova Adelaide, 2018. (click here for more information on speaking events)

The Steampunk Hour, Lincoln City Radio, UK

Thank you again, Hal! You can hear the interview (and The Gadgeteer) on ‘The Steampunk Hour Ep: #28‘ podcast. We talk music, chat about the Littmus Steampunk Band and steampunk books. (July, 2018)

Tinker’s Tales: Left Foot Forward! YouTube Review.

Tinker reviews The Littmus Steampunk Band’s latest CD, Left Foot Forward! (and The Gadgeteer) on his vlog.  (July, 2018)

The Steampunk Hour (Lincoln Radio, UK) plays ‘The Gadgeteer’.

Thanks to Hal Crompton for playing some songs from the new Littmus Steampunk Band’s CD, including  my song, ‘The Gadgeteer‘, his radio show The Steampunk Hour – #26: 1st July, 2018
(‘The Gadgeteer‘ is at about 44 mins in…)


Radio Interview: Words Out Loud. PBA FM (Adelaide)

Thanks again to Joanne and the gang at Words Out Loud for inviting me back to pbafm to talk about ‘Aunt Enid’, steampunk and upcoming events.  (May, 2018)

Podcast used with permission.

youTube Review/Shout Out:

Tinkers Tales youTube channel has done a shout out/mini review for my Viola Stewart series. You can see his video here. (July, 2017)


Open a Book to the World of Self Publishing

Indie author talk with KE Fraser, Kylie Leane, Matt J Pike and Karen J Carlisle. Adelaide Oz Comic Con 2017. (click here for more information on speaking events)

Radio Mentions: Words Out Loud Interview with K E Fraser pbafm (Adelaide)

KE (Katie) Fraser was interviewed on Words Out Loud ( aired 28th March, 2017) and spoke about upcoming Adelaide Oz Comic Con Artists’ Alley and talk by local indie authors: Karen J Carlisle, Kylie Leane, Matt Pike and herself. The talk, Open a Book to Self Publishing, will be Sunday 2nd April at 3.00 pm on the Community Stage at Adelaide Oz Comic Con. You can find Katie on her webpage: KE Fraser – Indie Author.

Podcast used with permission. (Note: competition completed on 28/3/17)

Radio Interview: Words Out Loud. pbafm (Adelaide)

Karen was interviewed by the team at Words Out Loud. This show aired on 14th February, 2017. You can listen into their program on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 11.30am (Adelaide- CST) pbafm 89.7 (Adelaide) or online at:

Podcast used with permission. (Note: competition completed on 14/2/17/ebook voucher is no longer valid).

Spec Fic Chic Writers Group

messenger article20 apri 2016 interview 1st paper article

A Trail of Tales – Adelaide Fringe event, 2016 – Event Reviews

  • It’s a must visit for all families, all ages!  It’s free.” – Helen Meyer, Radio Adelaide 101.5
  • Tea Tree Gully Messenger event review. 2nd March, 2016. (event featured my short, Hunted.)
    Trail of Tales Review Messenger TTG March 2 2016

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