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Learn, write and rise with Renee Watson

Learn, write and rise with Renee Watson

Renee Watson is a New York Times best selling author and has published multiple middle grade and young adult novels. Her poetry and fiction explores the lived experiences of black girls and women, and the intersections of race, class, gender, and body image. We talk […]

Grieving in words with Helena Fox

Grieving in words with Helena Fox

Our guest is very well travelled and is now based in Wollongong, New South Wales. Helena Fox is celebrating the publication of her debut, How It Feels To Float. We talked to her about grief being a unique and individual experience, mental health, characters, and […]

Embracing and loving YA with Michael Earp

Embracing and loving YA with Michael Earp

Michael is a editor, bookseller and writer who loves children’s and young adult literature. While chatting to him, we spent the whole conversation gushing about books. Key topics include Kindred: 12 #LoveOzYA Stories, Underdog Short Stories and his experience in the bookish community. In our […]

Women make history with Clare Wright

Women make history with Clare Wright

We learned a lot in this episode and we hope you do too. Clare Wright is a historian and award winning author. She talked to us about the Australian’s women suffragette movement and how women won the right to vote. We also chatted to Clare […]

Creating your authentic self with Sara Tasker

Creating your authentic self with Sara Tasker

How can we live as our most authentic selves? Sara Tasker is a writer, photographer, business coach, podcaster, Instagram guru and author. She joins us to talk all about the process of writing and putting together her book and living a creative life. Our chat […]

Fairy tales and folklore with Kate Forsyth

Fairy tales and folklore with Kate Forsyth

It’s our first LIVE episode! So, we’ve decided to keep it simple and just present to you our interview with the incredible Kate Forsyth at CapriCon Rockhampton 2019. We discuss how a childhood trauma shaped her passion for reading, the origins of fairytales and the […]

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, […]