at The Moat

Take It From Me: Bella Green and Ronnie Scott

Host and dispenser of sexy advice Jess McGuire will bring together Bella Green and Ronnie Scott – two wise and arguably attractive panellists – to solve your personal love conundrums. Those who wish to participate may anonymously submit their queries via an online portal. Those who don't may just drink, eat and be quietly judgemental.

Presented in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival.


Portrait of Jess McGuire

Jess McGuire

Jess McGuire is a writer, DJ, broadcaster, and MC based in Melbourne. She appears regularly on ABC Local Radio and Double J as a reviewer and cultural commentator, and for many years she was the editor of pop culture website Defamer Australia. She is a former presenter of Triple R’s flagship Breakfasters show.

Portrait of Bella Green

Bella Green

Bella Green is a stand-up comedian, writer and sex worker living in Melbourne, Australia. She got her start in comedy by telling jokes in brothels to anyone who'd listen. Now she tells jokes in some of the best comedy rooms in the country.

Portrait of Ronnie Scott

Ronnie Scott

Ronnie Scott is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at RMIT University and a researcher on Folio: Stories of Australian Comics. His 2020 novel The Adversary was shortlisted for a Queensland Literary Award and the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal. His next novel, Shirley, will be published in 2023.



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