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June 4, 2020

Listen and learn

Hear from authors, journalists and writers, including Gamillaroi and Torres Strait Islander playwright Nakkiah Lui and Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson, as they dissect the cultural, social and political issues surrounding race today and how writing can be used as a weapon against injustice. Recorded live at Melbourne Writers Festival. Content Warning: these recordings […]

May 17, 2019

MWF Podcast: March Round-Up

Who would you invite to your dream dinner party? Four MWF favourites answer the age-old question. Dream Dinner Party: Leigh Sales At her dream dinner party, Leigh Sales raises a glass to great writing in film and television with actor Lachy Hulme, comedian and writer Tony Martin, and screenwriters Jan Sardi and Samantha Winston. Recorded […]

April 9, 2019

MWF Podcast: April Round-Up

This month on the MWF Podcast, we hear from some of the female authors, comedians, screenwriters and singer-songwriters who made MWF18 extraordinary. How I Survived: Nayuka Gorrie & Nakkiah Lui Co-writers and stars of ABC’s irreverent Black Comedy, Nayuka Gorrie and Nakkiah Lui, discuss their experience of breaking into the world of television comedy writing […]

February 13, 2019

MWF Podcast: February Round-Up

Missed out on a session at MWF18? Clear your schedule and sink into the second installment of the MWF Podcast. Therapy Couch: Judith Lucy Comedian and writer Judith Lucy sits down on the Therapy Couch for a chat with broadcaster and book reviewer Elizabeth McCarthy, who plays ‘literary therapist’ in a discussion around the creative […]