50 episodes

In-depth conversations with the best fiction writers from Australia and around the world.

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    • 4.5, 2 Ratings

In-depth conversations with the best fiction writers from Australia and around the world.

    Masterclass with Tim Winton, Arundhati Roy, Michael Ondaatje and more

    Masterclass with Tim Winton, Arundhati Roy, Michael Ondaatje and more

    Some of the biggest names from the writing world share their top writing tips.

    • 54 min
    Striving for better with Richard Ford and Jacqueline Woodson

    Striving for better with Richard Ford and Jacqueline Woodson

    Richard Ford's love of the Irish, Wai Chim and Melanie Cheng have a writers' hotline session and Jacqueline Woodson's growing list of awards.

    • 54 min
    Writing and representation with Angie Cruz, C Pam Zhang, Omar Sakr and Michelle Law

    Writing and representation with Angie Cruz, C Pam Zhang, Omar Sakr and Michelle Law

    Three books that explore the world through the eyes of minorities and outsiders: Angie Cruz on Dominicana, After Australia anthology and C Pam Zhang's alternative version of the American West.

    • 54 min
    A talking mammoth steals the show

    A talking mammoth steals the show

    Meet Celeste Ng author of Little Fires Everywhere and Mammut, the talking fossil, and hear from prominent Australian authors on the future after Corona virus.

    • 54 min
    Bernardine Evaristo's win for experimental writers

    Bernardine Evaristo's win for experimental writers

    Bernardine Evaristo on her Booker winning novel, John Burnside shares the power of poetry and Lauren Chater's Gulliver's Wife.

    • 57 min
    Help and hope with Mitch Albom, Ali Cobby Eckermann and Ellen van Neerven

    Help and hope with Mitch Albom, Ali Cobby Eckermann and Ellen van Neerven

    Mitch Albom on writing a serialised novel, Munanjali author Ellen van Neerven has a hotline with Yankunytjatjara poet Ali Cobby Eckermann and Canadian author Zalika Reid-Benta's debut novel.

    • 54 min

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