224 episodes

​Words and Nerds Podcast is an entertaining and conversational podcast that aims to get inside the writer's minds. We discuss books and the social and political influences of a writer's work.

The podcast digs deep to bring you an in depth but humorous analysis of the author's book and its influences. Join us for a new way of looking at literature.

Dani Vee your host is a Head Teacher English, podcaster, reader, writer and book enthusiast.

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Words and Nerds: Authors, books and literature. Words and Nerds: Authors, books and literature.

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 11 Ratings

​Words and Nerds Podcast is an entertaining and conversational podcast that aims to get inside the writer's minds. We discuss books and the social and political influences of a writer's work.

The podcast digs deep to bring you an in depth but humorous analysis of the author's book and its influences. Join us for a new way of looking at literature.

Dani Vee your host is a Head Teacher English, podcaster, reader, writer and book enthusiast.

Subscribe and listen now.

    223. NaNoWriMo Series #5 with Sarah Bailey

    223. NaNoWriMo Series #5 with Sarah Bailey

    Crime writer Sarah Bailey joins the Words and Nerds NaNoWriMo in their third week of working towards 50k. Did we get to 37k? How does pudding help? And is tough love the way to go?

    • 53 min
    222. NaNoWriMo Quick Update with Dani & Adrian

    222. NaNoWriMo Quick Update with Dani & Adrian

    Our usual NaNoWriMo update on Sunday has been delayed so Dani and Adrian bring you a quick update on the week ahead.

    • 10 min
    221. Elliot Perlman: Catvinkle and the Missing Tulips

    221. Elliot Perlman: Catvinkle and the Missing Tulips

    Elliot Perlman chats to Dani Vee.

    Elliot Perlman is the recipient of the Queensland Premier’s award for Advancing Public Debate and has been described by the Times Literary Supplement (UK) as ‘Australia’s outstanding social novelist’, by Le Nouvelle Observateur (France) as the ‘Zola d’Australie’ and by Lire (France) as ‘the classic of tomorrow’, one of the ‘50 most important writers in the world’.

    Catvinkle and the Missing Tulips, a novel for children and a sequel to The Adventures of Catvinkle, is scheduled for publication in October 2020.

    • 49 min
    220. Shirley Marr: Little Jiang

    220. Shirley Marr: Little Jiang

    Little Jiang, a rollicking middle-grade caper about evil morticians, thousand-year-old fox spirits, Bagua Masters with laser blasters and a pint-size hopping Chinese vampire is OUT NOW in Australia!

    Books + Publishing says “It’s impossible to adequately sum up the untameable punk spirit that thrums between the lines of Little Jiang; simply put, this book slaps.”

    • 19 min
    219. Wai Chim: The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling

    219. Wai Chim: The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling

    Anna Chiu has her hands pretty full looking after her brother and sister and helping out at her dad’s restaurant, all while her mum stays in bed. Dad’s new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren’t right at home, she’s starting to feel like she could just be a normal teen.

    But when Mum finally gets out of bed, things go from bad to worse. And as Mum’s condition worsens, Anna and her family question everything they understand about themselves and each other.

    • 41 min
    218. NaNoWriMo - Halfway Point - REMASTERED VERSION

    218. NaNoWriMo - Halfway Point - REMASTERED VERSION

    Join our NaNoWriMo journey,

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

BettiePage23 ,

Refreshing!

Stumbled across Words & Nerds on Twitter! Not disappointed. Interesting conversations, interviews & reminds me of why reading is so pleasurable

BookMan80 ,

Wow unexpected !

What a great fun and interesting interview format. Loved the Craig Johnson episode, will definitely check the other episodes out!

Dani5469642 ,

Great way to connect with authors

What a delightful podcast! I enjoyed the conversation and wanted to immediately buy the book the author talked about even though it's not my usual genre. It's so fun to hear about how the book came together and their goals and inspiration. The hosts ask very thoughtful questions. Highly recommend!

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