Willesee, Amy

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Willesee, Amy

PERSONAL: Daughter of Mike Willesee (a journalist); partner of Mark Whittaker (a journalist).

ADDRESSES: Home—Sydney, Australia. Agent—c/o Author Mail, St. Martin's Press, 175 5th Ave., New York, NY 10010.

CAREER: Journalist and writer. Has worked for Daily Telegraph, Sydney, Australia; researcher on television documentaries The Last Warriors and Who Killed Sallie Anne Huckstepp?

AWARDS, HONORS: Asia-Pacific Writing Award (with Mark Whittaker), 2002, for The Road to Mount Buggery.

WRITINGS:

(With Mark Whittaker) The Road to Mount Buggery: A Journey through the Curiously Named Places of Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 2001.

(With Mark Whittaker) Love and Death in Kathmandu: A Strange Tale of Royal Murder, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 2004.

Author of column "Amy Ewen" for Syndney Daily Telegraph.

SIDELIGHTS: For Sidelight, see Whittaker, Mark.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Booklist, June 1, 2004, David Pitt, review of Love and Death in Kathmandu: A Strange Tale of Royal Murder, p. 1691.

Library Journal, May 15, 2004, John F. Riddick, review of Love and Death in Kathmandu, p. 100.

Northern Rivers Echo (Lismore, New South Wales, Australia), March 3, 2005, Robin Osborne, review of Love and Death in Kathmandu.

Publishers Weekly, June 14, 2004, review of Love and Death in Kathmandu, p. 56.

ONLINE

Adequacy.com, http://www.adequacy.net/ (March 18, 2005), Geoff Parkes, review of The Road to Mount Buggery: A Journey through the Curiously Named Places of Australia.

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