Literary agent turned memoirist Jeanne Ryckmans’ new work is a devastating personal detective story. Ryckmans explains to Beejay Silcox how a con artist and fantasist can dupe an intelligent and worldly woman.
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Jeanne Ryckmans is a literary agent with The Cameron Creswell Agency (Cameron's Management), and a former senior publisher at Random House and HarperCollins Australia. Prior to joining the publishing world, she worked in arts television and was features editor at ELLE Magazine and books editor for Vogue Australia. She is the author of two books and is the former Artistic Director of the Canberra Writers’ Festival.
Beejay Silcox is a forthright book critic, Artistic Director of the Canberra Writers Festival, and Chair of the 2024 Stella Prize judging panel. She has stories to tell. Beejay was married in Vegas (not by Elvis), escaped from quicksand (more than once), and drove to Timbuktu in a car held together with a bra-strap.