Cheryl Akle is the founder of Better Reading, Australia’s largest online book community reaching over 500,000 people daily. Passionate about books, she is a strong advocate for Australian authors, a champion of reading and has been a leading figure in the book industry for over 30 years.
Using multiple platforms to attract a loyal audience, her expert commentary, ‘all access’ podcasts and insightful Q&As give readers a behind-the-scenes look at how some of Australia’s most popular authors came to tell their stories. Cheryl regularly interviews a broad mix of authors on her well-received podcast, ‘Stories Behind the Story’. Recent podcast highlights include interviews with Yotam Ottolenghi, Melina Marchetta, Trent Dalton and Tim Winton.