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FWF10 "Writing Violence, Writing Change" with Dr Jessamy Gleeson and Van Badham

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Release Date: 10/16/2018

Storyfest 2019 Launch with Markus Zusak show art Storyfest 2019 Launch with Markus Zusak

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Storyfest 2019 has launched with an almighty bang, featuring the voice and stories of almighty author, Markus Zusak. In this special episode of the W4W podcast Markus is in conversation with Storyfest organiser, Suzanne Leal, chatting about his brand spanking, much anticipated, new book "Bridge of Clay".

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Feminist Writers Festival 2018 Feminist Writers Festival 2018 "Evelyn Araluen Minisode"

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Ahead of Invasion Day on the 26th January, the Feminist Writers Festival presents this snippet of Evelyn Araluen, from the opening night of the Feminist Writers Festival Melb 2018, where she discusses the "Legacy Books"books that have shaped her and her feminism. 

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Mudgee Readers' Festival 2018 Mudgee Readers' Festival 2018 "The Narrative"

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Australian storytelling dates back 65,000 years and continues to evolve, from the Dreamtime to contemporary art. Gamilaroi artist Paris Norton talks to Paul Collis and Aleshia Lonsdale about the Aboriginal storytelling voice, it's history, politics and contemporary incarnation. 

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Mudgee Readers Festival 2018 Mudgee Readers Festival 2018 "A Writer's Work"

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Writers talk about the jobs they do when they aren't writing and the jobs they had before they picked up a pen. Hear how their work informs, influences and occasionally hinders, their writing lives. 

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Feminist Writers Festival (SYD) 2018 Feminist Writers Festival (SYD) 2018 "It's Personal: Feminism and Narrative Non-Fiction"

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Can writing about women’s real lives effect social change? Join the panel as they discuss how their work challenges stereotypes about women’s nonfiction writing, and the power of the personal in illustrating wider points about social, political and cultural phenomena.

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Feminist Writers Festival (SYD) 2018 Feminist Writers Festival (SYD) 2018 "Resist: Words for the Feminist Activist"

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Writing has always been a powerful way to challenge and subvert norms. In this session, these prolific activists discuss their work, and how writing and activism work in tandem – as well as sharing how to create real change through words.

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Feminist Writers Festival (SYD) 2018 Feminist Writers Festival (SYD) 2018 "Legacy Books"

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Leading writers look to the past, present and future, as they ruminate on the feminist texts that have made an impact on themselves and Australia’s cultural landscape.

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Feminist Writers Festival (SYD) 2018 Feminist Writers Festival (SYD) 2018 "Pitch Me!"

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There’s been a surge in online publishing about feminism and gender in the past five years. Meet some of the editors and publishers behind it and find out about the publishing choices they make, what they are trying to do differently, and maybe even how you can pitch to them!

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Feminist Writers Festival (SYD) 2018 Feminist Writers Festival (SYD) 2018 "Why Women Read Fiction and Men Don't"

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With Debra Adelaide, Anna Funder, Dr Anita Heiss and chair Kerryn Goldsworthy.

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Mudgee Readers Festival 2018 Mudgee Readers Festival 2018 "Waiting for Elijah with Kate Wild"

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Waiting for Elijah is an account of a tragedy that didn't have to happen - the 2009 shooting go 24 year old Elijah Holcombe by a police officer in Armidale. It is also an intense, forensic deconstruction of the extended legal proceedings that followed and a heartbreaking portrait of a family's grief. 

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In the final episode of this season from the Melbourne Feminist Writer's Festival, Dr Jessamy Gleeson, Tasneem Chopra and Tara Moss tackle the grim and important topic of violence against women in life and in the media, and what it means to be a writer in the fight for change and equality. THEN Kel interviews Dr Jessamy Gleeson and Van Badham about the roots of their feminist activism and the passion that drives them both. 

Keep watching this space for the next season of the SYDNEY Feminist Writers Festival. 

Writes4Festivals are proud to be the podcast partner for the 2018 Feminist Writers Festival - Melbourne and Sydney. 

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SHOWNOTES:

Writes4Women

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Feminist Writers Festival

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Pamela Cook

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Facebook - @pamelacookauthor

Twitter - @PamelaCookAU

Kel Butler

Facebook / Twitter - @kelbutler & @listenuppodcasting

Dr Jessamy Gleeson

Website - www.jessamygleeson.com

Twitter - @jessamy_sesame

Van Badham

Website - www.vanbadham.com.au

Twitter - @vanbadham

Tasneem Chopra

Website - www.tasneem.com.au

Twitter - @TasChop

Tara Moss

Website - www.taramoss.com 

Twitter - @Tara_Moss