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

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

    Writing Black Lives Matter for young readers with Angie Thomas and Maxine Beneba Clarke

    Writing Black Lives Matter for young readers with Angie Thomas and Maxine Beneba Clarke

    How do you take stories of injustice and rage centred around Black Lives Matter and put them on the page for children?

    • 53 min
    Kate Grenville and Julie Janson's different takes on Australian history

    Kate Grenville and Julie Janson's different takes on Australian history

    Two novelists, one Indigenous and one non-Indigenous, talk about the same period of Australia's colonial history.

    • 54 min
    Andrew O'Hagan, Jessie Tu and Jane Austen-inspired fiction

    Andrew O'Hagan, Jessie Tu and Jane Austen-inspired fiction

    Scottish writer Andrew O'Hagan speaks about the very personal story behind his coming-of-age novel Mayflies, set in Thatcher's Britain to a background of New Order and The Smiths.

    • 53 min
    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
    Muscogee Creek Nation poet Joy Harjo

    Muscogee Creek Nation poet Joy Harjo

    The 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States, Joy Harjo belongs to the Muscogee Creek Nation and is also a musician and playwright.

    • 54 min
    Novel inspirations with Celeste Ng, Pip Williams and Chris Flynn

    Novel inspirations with Celeste Ng, Pip Williams and Chris Flynn

    Meet Celeste Ng author of Little Fires Everywhere, Mammut, the talking fossil, and hear from Pip Williams about her popular debut novel.

    • 53 min

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