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2021

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

Margaret Hickey talks to Pip Williams about her much loved debut novel. Dymocks presents Pip Williams was part of the Write Around the Murray program for 2021

– 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

Present Tense. Our Uneasy Inheritance
Monday 14 September 2020
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Present Tense. Our Uneasy Inheritance

Both searing yet beautiful, the poetry and prose of Ellen van Neerven traces the continuing dispossession and violence that are our country’s uneasy inheritance. Ellen speaks with Dr Jeanine Leane about their powerful new poetry collection, Throat.

– 1 hour 3 minutes 10 seconds
Animal Magnetism
Monday 14 September 2020
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Animal Magnetism

Prehistoric animals, a pandemic and climate catastrophe are at the pointy ends of a three-way conversation between the latest novels of Chris Flynn, Laura Jean McKay and James Bradley. Jane Rawson explores an uncanny confluence of science,

– 1 hour 15 minutes 46 seconds
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
Body Count
Sunday 13 September 2020
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Body Count

Respected journalist Paddy Manning tells stories of tragedy, loss, heroism and resilience, in a book that is both monument and warning in his account of the human toll of climate change. With Jane Rawson.

– 46 minutes 6 seconds
Past Tense. History: What is it good for?
Sunday 13 September 2020
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Past Tense. History: What is it good for?

With Professor Clare Wright at the helm, we hear from Megan Davis, Tony Birch, Lucy Treloar, Chris Flynn and James Dunk responding to the NSW History Week theme, History: What is it good for?

– 1 hour 32 minutes 5 seconds
A Room Made of Leaves
Sunday 13 September 2020
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A Room Made of Leaves

A Room Made of Leaves turns historical fiction inside out. It is a stunning sleight of hand that gives the past the piercing immediacy of the present and reveals its urgent implications for our future. Don’t miss Kate Grenville in conversation

– 1 hour 0 minutes 20 seconds
Bedlam
Sunday 13 September 2020
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Bedlam

In Bedlam at Botany Bay, historian James Dunk looks at how mental illness surfaced in colonial New South Wales. Weaving a narrative of freedom and possibility, unravel and collapse, he traces the path of people who found themselves at the edge of

– 48 minutes 21 seconds
Somebody's Story
Sunday 13 September 2020
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Somebody's Story

Working in various mediums including film, theatre and podcast, our panellists showcase recent projects and discuss the delicate art of working with the stories of others, working regionally, and working through Covid. With Alyson Evans, Helen

– 1 hour 9 minutes 1 seconds
River of Stories Award 2020
Saturday 12 September 2020
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River of Stories Award 2020

Join us at 12:15pm on Saturday 12th September for our very special River of Stories Award ceremony.

– 30 minutes 9 seconds
AlburyCity Short Story Award 2020
Thursday 10 September 2020
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AlburyCity Short Story Award 2020

Tune in at 6:15pm Thursday September 10 as Lucy Treloar announces the 2020 winner of the AlburyCity Short Story Award.

– 24 minutes 22 seconds
Welcome message from the Festival Director
Monday 7 September 2020
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Welcome message from the Festival Director

– 2 minutes 29 seconds
Welcome to Country: Write Around the Murray 2020
Monday 7 September 2020
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Welcome to Country: Write Around the Murray 2020

Thank you to Wiradjuri Elder, Darren Wighton, for his beautiful and very grounding traditional Welcome to Country. Filmed in the welcome circle of the Wiradjuri village, Wonga Wetlands, by Jacqui Schulz.

– 2 minutes 0 seconds
WAM Slam trailer
Thursday 27 August 2020
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WAM Slam trailer

– 0 minutes 29 seconds
WAM 2020 Program Launch: Future Tense
Friday 31 July 2020
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WAM 2020 Program Launch: Future Tense

Future Tense launches the WAM 2020 program and gives you a taste of what's to come when we delve further into the festival theme, Past Lives/Present Tense. Lucy Treloar and James Bradley's recent novels, Wolfe Island and Ghost Species, inhabit

– 1 hour 2 minutes 32 seconds
Psychogeography: discover the secrets of the streets
Monday 29 June 2020
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Psychogeography: discover the secrets of the streets

Many writers have been inspired by walking in urban environments - among them Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, Charles Baudelaire and Rebecca Solnit. But you don't have to live in Paris, London or San Francisco to find mystery on your doorstep. This

– 58 minutes 11 seconds
Short Stories
Tuesday 2 June 2020
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Short Stories

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.​

– 47 minutes 53 seconds

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