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Heat Waves: The Luckiest Guy
For our Heat Waves summer series, we’re inviting musicians to reflect on song lyrics that are lodged in their heads or hearts. First up, Adam Curley recalls the ‘spectacular amnesia’ of driving around Brisbane’s sweltering suburbs to the soundtrack of The Magnetic Fields.
Working with Words: Dennis Glover
Dennis Glover is a writer and novelist and has worked for two decades as an academic, newspaper columnist, policy adviser and speechwriter. He spoke with us about George Orwell, the aesthetics of the 1940s and responding to those who say you can't be a writer.
2017 Favourites: Wheeler Centre Staff
As is the tradition, we finish the year with a list of books, films, television, podcasts and, really, anything that nourished Wheeler Centre staff during the past 12 months.
Working with Words: Yen-Rong Wong
Yen-Rong Wong is a writer and the founding editor of Pencilled In, a literary magazine dedicated to showcasing the work of Asian Australian artists. She spoke with us about Hello Kitty, how people act in different environments and the importance of headlines.
Working with Words: Quinn Eades
Quinn Eades is a memoirist, editor, academic and poet whose work explores feminist and queer theories of the body. He spoke with us about Kathy Acker, secret science aspirations and leaving no space for regret.
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