Podcast

The Mudgee Readers’ Festival was proud to partner with Writes4Women in 2018 to capture a selection of MRF events for their festival podcast series. You can find episodes below, with new sessions added over the coming months.

Episode 1:  Comfort Reading   Authors Chris Womersley, Andrew P Street, Inga Simpson and Laura Elizabeth Woollett discuss the books they turn to again and again for solace and comfort. What are the stories that keep them feeling nourished and keep them writing? Jenn Martin probes the panel to find out. You may want to keep a pen and paper handy for this one!

Episode 1: Comfort Reading
Authors Chris Womersley, Andrew P Street, Inga Simpson and Laura Elizabeth Woollett discuss the books they turn to again and again for solace and comfort. What are the stories that keep them feeling nourished and keep them writing? Jenn Martin probes the panel to find out. You may want to keep a pen and paper handy for this one!

Episode 2:  Waiting for Elijah  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. Kate Wild and Sharelle Fellows discuss this compelling narrative and the research and reportage that went into it.  (CW: This podcast talks about death and mental health and may trigger some people. If you need help please contact Lifeline on 13 11 44.)

Episode 2: Waiting for Elijah
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. Kate Wild and Sharelle Fellows discuss this compelling narrative and the research and reportage that went into it.

(CW: This podcast talks about death and mental health and may trigger some people. If you need help please contact Lifeline on 13 11 44.)

Episode 3:  A Writer’s Work  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.  Featuring James Colley, Inga Simpson, Kate Wild, and hosted by Summer Land.

Episode 3: A Writer’s Work
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.

Featuring James Colley, Inga Simpson, Kate Wild, and hosted by Summer Land.

Episode 4:  The Narrative  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.

Episode 4: The Narrative
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.

Episode 5: coming soon

Episode 5: coming soon

Episode 6: coming soon

Episode 6: coming soon

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