Episode Six: Julie Koh

In our season one finale, satirist Julie Koh joins us to discuss switching careers, experimental short fiction, and whether satire can change the world when it feels like the world is satirising itself. Plus, a bonus for our listeners – the audio of Julie’s reading at the Emerging Writers’ Festival 2017 Program Launch.

May 15, 2017

Episode Five: Candy Bowers

In this episode, writer, theatre maker and hip hop artist Candy Bowers joins us to discuss losing love for The Cosby Show, representation in Australian comedy and TV, and how to call people out (even when they cry).

April 27, 2017

Episode Four: Jessica Alice

In this episode, writer, poet and Program Manager of the Melbourne Writers Festival Jessica Alice joins us to discuss poetry as a truthful political medium, pathways to a career in arts programming, and the intricacies of modern dating etiquette.

March 23, 2017

Episode Three: Alicia Sometimes

In our special International Women’s Day episode, poet and broadcaster Alicia Sometimes joins us to talk about championing other women’s successes, the humour and poetry of science, and feminism and footy in the context of the new AFLW league.

March 8, 2017

Episode Two: Amy Gray

In our latest episode, writer and feminist Amy Gray joins us to chat about motherhood, RuPaul, naked selfies, the politicisation of women’s bodies, and how we can maintain the rage and take positive political action in the post-Trump world.

February 15, 2017

Episode One: Hannah Kent

In our debut episode, best-selling novelist Hannah Kent joins us to discuss her new novel The Good People, the importance of literary journals as training grounds for emerging writers and editors, and battling self-doubt, creative anxiety and the desire to do too much.

December 22, 2016