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An Underdog’s dream with Tobias Madden

An Underdog’s dream with Tobias Madden

We’re discussing office sitcoms, British TV dramas and astrology all before being joined by Tobias Madden. He is a man of many, many talents! We chat all about Underdog: #LoveOzYA Short Stories, the bookish community, musicals and changing careers.

Revisiting our yesterday with Karyn Sepulveda

Revisiting our yesterday with Karyn Sepulveda

This week we’re discussing Kinky Boots, Harry Potter movies, Underdog short stories, plus an exciting announcement. Our guest is Karyn Sepulveda, author of Letters to My Yesterday, chatting about uncovering the extraordinary stories of ordinary women, writing ‘apprenticeships’ and the classification of women’s writing. 

Body positive and pop culture obsessed with Jenna Guillaume

Body positive and pop culture obsessed with Jenna Guillaume

To celebrate the release of What I Like About Me, we welcome author and journalist Jenna Guillaume. We discuss her journey to publication, the wonderful character of Maisie, rom coms, Dirty Dancing, body positivity and more. Michelle and Caitlin also discuss the Oscars, catching up […]

Life shaped by words with Angela Meyer

Life shaped by words with Angela Meyer

This week we’re discussing binge-worthy crime dramas (The Cry and Dirty John), sitcoms (Derry Girls and New Girl), and our brand new Facebook group. Our guest is Angela Meyer, author of genre bending novel A Superior Spectre. We’re talking about choosing to abandon the ‘safe’ writing path, […]

The winding road to publication with Carly Findlay

The winding road to publication with Carly Findlay

Disability advocate and appearance activist Carly Findlay joins us to talk about the publication of her memoir Say Hello. 

The universal language with Cristy Burne

The universal language with Cristy Burne

Welcome to our first interview of 2019. This week we’re delighted to welcome Cristy Burne: science writer and educator, with a swag of children’s adventure novels to her name. She’s also the author of Zeroes and Ones: The geeks, heroes and hackers who changed history. We’re […]

I know what you read last summer

I know what you read last summer

Before we kick off the podcast properly in 2019, we’re back to discuss what we read and watched over the Christmas/New Year break. 

Finding your place with Zoya Patel

Finding your place with Zoya Patel

Listen to Zoya Patel discuss her debut memoir, No Country Woman. 

Women in power with Jane Caro

Women in power with Jane Caro

Listen to our chat with Jane Caro here. We discuss her obsession with the formidable Elizabeth I and her writing process for her young adult trilogy about the young queen.  Photo: UQP Books

‘You’re a collector, Harry!’ with Peter Kenneth

‘You’re a collector, Harry!’ with Peter Kenneth

This week, The Potter Collector Peter Kenneth joins us to talk about his magical collection of 1300 Harry Potter books.  Photo: Peter Kenneth.