In 2015, Forbes magazine placed American Mallory Ortberg on its list of “30 under 30” media game-changers. In her first book, Texts from Jane Eyre, the co-founder of website The Toast and Slate agony aunt reimagines conversations between literary characters in contemporary text-speak.

Elizabeth Gilbert called it “candy coated in crack cocaine”. Ortberg talks to The Dowse Art Museum director and web embracer Courtney Johnston about turning art into a comically dazzling social experience.

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Session reviewed in Booksellers New Zealand's We Love Books blog.

Mallory Ortberg interviewed in The Spinoff, on RNZ National's Saturday Morning with Kim Hill and at The Wireless.

Mallory Ortberg interviewed in The Dominion Post,  The Lumière Reader and The Pantograph Punch.