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2021

Dymocks presents Pip Williams
Thursday 23 September 2021
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Dymocks presents Pip Williams

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– 1 hour 5 minutes 16 seconds
WAM 2021: Complicated Love
Thursday 23 September 2021
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WAM 2021: Complicated Love

Complicated Love with Sofie Laguna, Emily Maguire, Campbell Mattinson and Jason Steger

– 1 hour 5 minutes 9 seconds
WAM 2021: Creating Captivating Children's Books
Thursday 23 September 2021
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WAM 2021: Creating Captivating Children's Books

Creating Captivating Children's Books with Ursula Dubosarsky, Sofie Laguna, Leigh Hobbs and Lisa Walker

– 59 minutes 39 seconds
WAM 2021: Humour & Heart
Thursday 23 September 2021
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WAM 2021: Humour & Heart

WAM 2021: Humour & Heart with Fiona Scott-Norman, Judy Horacek, Rick Morton and Lisa Walker

– 1 hour 0 minutes 19 seconds
WAM 2021: Historical Frictions
Thursday 23 September 2021
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WAM 2021: Historical Frictions

Historical Frictions with Anita Heiss, Dorothy Simmons, Jock Serong and Jason Steger.

– 1 hour 2 minutes 46 seconds
WAM 2021: Seismic Shifts
Thursday 23 September 2021
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WAM 2021: Seismic Shifts

WAM 2021: Seismic Shifts with Delia Falconer, Rick Morton and Ailsa Piper

– 1 hour 6 minutes 26 seconds
AlburyCity Short Story Award 2021
Wednesday 15 September 2021
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AlburyCity Short Story Award 2021

Tune in at 6pm Wednesday September 15 as Jock Serong announces the 2021 winner of the AlburyCity Short Story Award.

– 23 minutes 15 seconds
WAM 2021 - The Things We Love
Thursday 12 August 2021
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WAM 2021 - The Things We Love

WAM 2021 Promotional Video - The Things We Love

– 1 minutes 4 seconds
Women Doing Politics Differently
Friday 12 March 2021
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Women Doing Politics Differently

In celebration of International Women’s Day, La Trobe University and Write Around the Murray present a panel discussion on the historical and contemporary experience of women in politics. Featuring Judith Brett, Emeritus Professor of Politics at

– 1 hour 14 minutes 15 seconds

2020

Criminal Types
Monday 14 September 2020
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Criminal Types

Jason Steger chats with them about font crimes, typomania and a P.I. who is many things, including deaf. This event will be Auslan interpreted.

– 1 hour 14 minutes 45 seconds
Wednesday 3 June 2020
Short Stories: Kate Rotherham talks to Lucy Treloar

Short Stories: Kate Rotherham talks to Lucy Treloar

Kate Rotherham in conversation with Lucy Treloar about the art of short story writing, what they love and what tips they have for aspiring writers.

2019

Sunday 15 September 2019
The Fragments: Toni Jordan in conversation with Jason Steger.

The Fragments: Toni Jordan in conversation with Jason Steger.

Jason Steger chats with Toni Jordan about her novel The Fragments, set in 1930s New York and 1980s Brisbane. Recorded 15.9.2019

Sunday 15 September 2019
Thrill of Crime: Marg Hickey talks to Andy Muir, Christian White and Richard Anderson

Thrill of Crime: Marg Hickey talks to Andy Muir, Christian White and Richard Anderson

Andy Muir, Christian White and Richard Anderson talk to Marg Hickey about their latest novels while discussing our insatiable fascination with the crime-thriller genre. Recorded 15.9.2019

Friday 13 September 2019
Inclusion Zone: Ben Doherty talks to Alice Pung, Arnold Zable and Amal Awad.

Inclusion Zone: Ben Doherty talks to Alice Pung, Arnold Zable and Amal Awad.

Ben Doherty, Alice Pung, Arnold Zable and Amal Awad discuss racism, identity and belonging in Australia; the need to move beyond tokenism in our embrace of our diversity; and what it means to be a good human. Recorded 13.9.2019

Friday 13 September 2019
Inside Publishing: Jane McCredie talks to Elissa Baillie, Coco McGrath and  Jacqueline Kent

Inside Publishing: Jane McCredie talks to Elissa Baillie, Coco McGrath and Jacqueline Kent

Get an insider’s look into the world of book publishing with Elissa Baillie of Simon & Schuster, Coco McGrath from Affirm Press and Jacqueline Kent, author of A Certain Style: Beatrice Davis, a Literary Life. Chaired by Jane McCredie. Event sponsored by Writing NSW. Recorded 13.9.2019

2018

Sunday 9 September 2018
Finding Words: Ailsa Piper talks to Caroline Baum and Jessie Cole

Finding Words: Ailsa Piper talks to Caroline Baum and Jessie Cole

Caroline Baum and Jessie Cole talk to Ailsa Piper about family, forgiveness and the importance of writing to understanding their lives and losses. Recorded 9.9.2018

Sunday 9 September 2018
The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted: Jason Steger talks to Robert Hillman

The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted: Jason Steger talks to Robert Hillman

Jason Steger talks to Robert Hillman about his exquisite and moving book The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted. Recorded 9.9.2018

Saturday 8 September 2018
Badlands: Margaret Hickey talks to Chris Hammer, Mark Brandi and Mark Smith

Badlands: Margaret Hickey talks to Chris Hammer, Mark Brandi and Mark Smith

Chris Hammer, Mark Brandi and Mark Smith talk to Margaret Hickey about the importance of landscape and place in rendering their characters, driving the narratives and pulling the reader into their stories. Recorded 8.9.2018

Saturday 8 September 2018
Self in the Story: Caroline Baum talks to Jessie Cole and Robert Hillman

Self in the Story: Caroline Baum talks to Jessie Cole and Robert Hillman

To what degree is the author present in their fiction or the biographer present in stories of others? Is the self as revealed in memoir any truer than the self that emerges in other genres? Jessie Cole and Robert Hillman get introspective with Caroline Baum about the ways they appear in their writing. Recorded 8.9.2018

Friday 7 September 2018
Stranger than Fiction:Tony Wright talks to  Chris Hammer

Stranger than Fiction:Tony Wright talks to Chris Hammer

Senior journalists Tony Wright and Chris Hammer tease at the threads between fact and fiction as they discuss Chris’s first novel Scrublands. Recorded 7.9.2018

Thursday 6 September 2018
Languages of Immortality: Ruth Davys, Pettina Love, Geoff Anderson and Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann

Languages of Immortality: Ruth Davys, Pettina Love, Geoff Anderson and Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann

Wiradjuri language experts and advocates Ruth Davys, Dr Pettina Love, Geoff Anderson and Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann speak with Sally Warhaft about the significance of language preservation and the impact of language decline on identity and shared cultural knowledge. Presented by the Murray Art Museum Albury. Recorded 6.9.2018

2017

Saturday 16 September 2017
Everyday Violence: Jason Steger talks to Nicole Hayes, Michael Sala and Emily Maguire

Everyday Violence: Jason Steger talks to Nicole Hayes, Michael Sala and Emily Maguire

Jason Steger talks to Emily Maguire, Michael Sala and Nicole Hayes about the prevalence of violence in everyday life as depicted in their novels, and the importance of language in shifting narratives and assumptions. Recorded 16.9.2017

Thursday 14 September 2017
Black Seeds: Bruce Pascoe and Tony Birch in conversation

Black Seeds: Bruce Pascoe and Tony Birch in conversation

Bruce Pascoe and Tony Birch discuss the recovery and regeneration of Indigenous knowledges and the necessity for Aboriginal beliefs and practices to be valued and reflected in our modern age. Recorded 14.9.2017

Wednesday 13 September 2017
Breaking the Mould: Angela Pippos in conversation with Gaye Pattison

Breaking the Mould: Angela Pippos in conversation with Gaye Pattison

ABC Radio's Gaye Pattison talks to Angela Pippos about her new book, Breaking The Mould – Taking A Hammer To Sexism In Sport. Recorded 13.9.2017

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