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Questions I’ve Asked Myself: Liam Pieper
'Will this make a good story?' In the lead-up to The Festival of Questions, Liam Pieper quizzes his own conscience.
Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowships 2017: Introducing the Fellows (round three)
Get to know the writers and projects from our third round of 2017 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowships.
How Do Writers Navigate Celebrity Interviews?
Jenny Valentish has interviewed Jack White, Joan Jett, Shirley Manson and many more big names in the music industry. Ahead of our Longform Society discussion of celebrity journalism, she shares the trials, traps and terrors of profiling VIPs.
Can We Escape Fast Fashion?
'Fast fashion' retailers have many of us in a double bind, writes Hannah McCann.
Working with Words: Catherine de Saint Phalle
Catherine de Saint Phalle is a Melbourne-based writer, bookseller and translator. She has written four novels in French and has been published in France by Actes Sud, Buchet/Chastel and Sabine Wespieser Editeur. Her first work of non-fiction, Poum and Alexandre, was published in 2016 and was shortlisted for the…
Working with Words: Kim Scott
Kim Scott is one of Australia's most celebrated novelists. He was the first Indigenous author to win the Miles Franklin Award (for Benang: From the Heart in 2000) and won a subsequent Miles Franklin Award in 2011 (as well as a Commonwealth Writers' Prize) for his next novel, That Deadman Dance …
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