Interviews and media

2021


INTERVIEW:
ABC Radio Perth, Saturday Breakfast
The Picture book that is going gangbusters
with Roanna Edwards & Molly Schmidt


INTERVIEW:
Alphabet Soup
James Foley on Stellarphant
with Rebecca Newman


INTERVIEW:

Helen Milroy Presents
with Helen Milroy

Learn more about James’ journey and his new book Stellarphant.

Topics discussed:
– Pros and cons of being a writer and illustrator
– Self-care for writers
– To quit or not to quit the day job


INTERVIEW:

RTR FM
with Fiona Bartholomaeus


INTERVIEW:
Better Reading Kids Live!
with Adrian Beck

Includes a quiz and a behind-the-scenes look at James’ new book, Stellarphant


INTERVIEW:
Scribblers Festival podcast


INTERVIEW:
Writers Off The Page podcast
with Chenée Marrapodi


2020



INTERVIEW:
Kids’ Book Review
Meet the Illustrator, Halloween Special Edition
With Katrin Dreiling


INTERVIEW:
Alphabet Soup
James Foley on Chickensaurus
with Rebecca Newman


INTERVIEW:
One More Page podcast
Episode 52: Curious Creatures, Wild Minds
includes an interview with James


INTERVIEW:
Words and Nerds Podcast
Episode 204 – James Foley: Chickensaurus
with Tim Harris and Dani Vee



2019

The importance of bedtime stories: panel discussion on ABC Radio Perth’s ‘Focus’ program.


2018


2017

Chattting about Mel Tregonning’s amazing book Small Things with her sister Violet Tregonning and host Meri Fatin:


2016

Bringing My Dead Bunny to Life – blog post I wrote for the NZ book blog My Best Friends Are Books.


Teasers for my readings on the Story Box Library website:


Brobot – video interview with Will Yeoman from The West Australian


2015

Meet illustrator James Foley: interview for Kids Book Review


SCBWI Success Story: interview for SCBWI Australia East/NZ



2014

Creating Superheroes. Armadale Examiner, front page photo.


2013

Look At My Desk, feature on the blog of author Chris Cheng.


Interview with WeLovePerth.net.au and another on Rebecca Newman’s Alphabet Soup blog.


2012

Storyteller draws the big picture by Heather Zubek from The West Australian.


Imaginations flexed with Foley – front-page article for the Kalgoorlie Miner.


Radio interview with Lorraine Horsley from ABC Goldfields.


Stories of talented WA duos by Heather Zubek from The West Australian.


‘Ten Terrifying Questions’ for Australian online bookstore, Booktopia.


Interview with Peter Jeffery from 95.3fm , along with fellow Perth artist Sean E Avery about making a living as children’s book illustrators. Click below to hear the interview (Audio courtesy of The World of Art, 6EBA 95.3fm World Radio, Perth, Western Australia)


2011

Vikings triumph in battle of bullies by Heather Zubek from The West Australian.


Vikings takeover Tranby Primary School (Western Australian Department of Education e-newsletter)