For this special edition of the Kill Your Darlings Podcast, we spoke with Hannah Kent, Esther Anatolitis (Regional Arts Victoria) and Lisa Dempster (Melbourne Writers Festival) about recent developments in national arts funding, as well as asking them what their criteria is for ‘artistic excellence’. Read more
In this edition of the Kill Your Darlings Podcast we hijacked writers passing through Melbourne, as well as sitting down to dive into the nitty-gritty with a couple of locals. Read more
The most highly anticipated sequel of 2015, The Return of the Kill Your Darlings Podcast, is finally here! We speak with Melbourne photographer Andy Drewitt, Stephanie Van Schilt (The Lifted Brow), Abigail Ulman (Hot Little Hands), Rebecca Starford (Bad Behaviour), and Anwen Crawford (Live Through This). Read more
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
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
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
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.
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.