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 as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, sharing how they support each other along the way. Recorded live at Melbourne Writers Festival 2018.
The creators of SBS comedy Homecoming Queens Corrie Chen and Michelle Law meet with Yassmin Abdel-Magied, who made her acting debut on the show. They chat to Yumi Stynes about making the series in the context of the one thing nobody wanted to talk about: race. Recorded live at Melbourne Writers Festival 2018, supported by Queen Victoria Women’s Centre
Duets: Kate Ceberano & Kaiit
The honeyed and fierce Kaiit has opened up the aural landscape with her groundbreaking ‘Natural Woman’. She breaks conversational bread with jazz singer and icon Kate Ceberano. Recorded live at Melbourne Writers Festival 2018.
Jessie Cole: Staying
How do we recover from loss? Jessie Cole, author of the heartbreaking memoir Staying holds a conversation and healing workshop about tragedy in her adolescence, and finding peace in a place of pain. Recorded live at Melbourne Writers Festival 2018.
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