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.
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.
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
Having a secret identity sounds exciting until you try to work out the logistics. Meaghan decided a rapping lawyer and a cabaret dancing librarian seemed like good candidates for answering the most important question: are capes mandatory? Interviews with Nile Rodman and Erin Fisher, music by Radazi.
Melbourne overflows with respect for the written word, but events celebrating oral storytelling are far less common. Bazaar Tales, where contributors tell short, on-theme stories for an audience, is a recent addition to the storytelling scene. Meaghan Dew went along to Horse Bazaar to find out what … Read more