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Kill Your Darlings Podcast #3: The Festival Edition

This third episode of the KYD Podcast is the Festival Edition! Featuring interviews with Meg Wolitzer, Lorelei Vashti, Penny Modra and Brodie Lancaster. Read more »

Kill Your Darlings Podcast #2: Life Lessons

Welcome to the second Kill Your Darlings Podcast! Featuring interviews with Liam Pieper, Emily Bitto, Kate Larsen, Justin Heazlewood and Elwyn Murray. Read more »

The brand new Kill Your Darlings Podcast

We are very pleased to launch the first Kill Your Darlings podcast of 2014! Produced by Jessica Alice and Meaghan Dew, the new hour-long format has allowed us to bring in more contributors and go into more depth with each quarterly production. In this podcast we speak … Read more »

Books for Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, Meaghan Dew chats to five Melbourne booksellers about the best books to give as gifts, and highlights some of the most popular titles of 2013. Featuring: Henk Kelly-Kobes, Dymocks Camberwell Cathy Todd, Berkelouw Books Armadale Peter Maws, The Brunswick Street Bookstore … Read more »

Midday in Paris

What expat job could be better than working at a bookstore in Paris? Word-loving Francophile Meaghan Dew speaks to booksellers from two well-known English-language bookstores, in the hopes of discovering whether the reality is as idyllique as it sounds.

Slams in schools

Does taking poetry slams into schools ignite students’ appreciation for traditional poetry and literature in general? Irma Gold chats to experienced poetry slammer Will Small and 17-year-old student Sam Francis about dynamic ways of teaching the canon, including the links between hip hop and performance poetry. Podcast production by Gold Music Productions.

Launch

  Launching a publishing venture is a leap of faith–whether it’s a brand new print publication or an interpretation of an already successful one. In this podcast, Meaghan Dew asks Dumbo Feather’s Digital Director Brendan McKnight, and Damed editor Mad Dame, how it feels to take that jump.  

Little Pearlers Ep. 2: Career

Grown-ups can learn a lot from children. When it comes to the big questions in life, children have a natural ability to wonder. In this second episode, Erin and Fleur find out what our Little Pearlers think about their careers and what they want to be when … Read more »

Exercise and the Writer

From Dylan Thomas, the Beats and Hunter S Thompson, to fictional Bernard Black, the image of the writer has long been romanticised as an unhealthy, alcoholic and otherwise-addled self-destructive force. But is this an outdated portrayal, and could it be holding us back creatively? Is it time … Read more »

Book Voyage

Some stories seem universal but others are forever linked to a particular place, whether because of where we first read or heard them, or because the story itself brings a particular location to life. In this podcast, links between story and place are explored. Estelle Tang recommends … Read more »