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Isobel Blackthorn was born in London and has lived in Spain, Lanzarote, (Canary Islands), and Australia. She’s been a teacher, market trader, project manager and PA to a literary agent. Isobel received her PhD in Social Ecology in 2006. She now lives in rural New South Wales where she follows her passions for social justice, philosophy, current affairs, books and art.
Isobel is the author of a collection of short stories, All Because of You (Ginninderra Press), and the novel, Asylum (Odyssey Books). Her writing has appeared in e-journals in Australia and the US. Her second novel, The Drago Tree, was released by Odyssey books on 1 October 2015.
1.June: Can you tell us a little bit about where your book is set and what inspired you to write it?
Isobel: The Drago Tree is set on the volcanic island of Lanzarote, a Canary Island about 100 kilometres off the coast of southern Morocco. I was a resident of Lanzarote in…
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