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Working with Words: Meg Watson
Crikey associate editor Meg Watson on getting outside the literature bubble, discovering exciting new writing and assembling a panel to discuss '90s-era Leonardo DiCaprio.
Victorian Premier’s Literary Award Winners
Highlights and winners from last week's Victorian Premier's Literary Awards.
Heat Waves: Something Good is Gonna Happen
Our Heat Waves summer series invites musicians to reflect on song lyrics that are forever lodged in their heads or hearts. In our final piece in the series, Sam George-Allen lingers among laundry and cloudbusting machines with Kate Bush.
Heat Waves: I’m a Survivor
Our Heat Waves summer series invites musicians to reflect on song lyrics that are forever lodged in their heads or hearts. This week, Luky Annash credits Destiny's Child with his survival of the heat, and the maddening traffic, in Jakarta.
Heat Waves: I’m Willing to Do Anything
For our Heat Waves summer series, Chun Yin Rainbow Chan hits the karaoke bar, and discovers lost words and longing in Faye Wong's 'I'm Willing'.
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