Bonus Episode: Margaret Atwood’s The Edible Woman with Rebecca McMartin

June 20, 2018

English Department student Rebecca McMartin reviews Margaret Atwood's novel The Edible Woman in this creative podcast produced as an assessment task for the unit ENGL303 Narrative and the Novel

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Bonus Episode: Jane Austen’s Emma with Alice Kouzmenko

June 20, 2018

English Department student Alice Kouzmenko reviews Jane Austen's novel Emma in this creative podcast produced as an assessment task for the unit ENGL303 Narrative and the Novel.

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Kate Rossmanith: Small Wrongs: Remorse and the criminal justice system

June 13, 2018

Remorse plays an important part in Australia’s criminal justice system, impacting both sentencing and parole. Kate Rossmanith’s book, Small Wrongs, explores remorse in all its complexity. Join Michelle Hamadache as she talks with Kate about researching and writing her compelling new release.

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The Life and Death of Christopher Marlowe

May 30, 2018

Christopher Marlowe, the big Renaissance playwright before Shakespeare, was murdered on May 30, 1593. To mark the 425th anniversary of his death, Stephanie is joined by Professor Tony Cousins to talk about his life, his plays, and why he became so popular in the 1980s. 

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I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: or The Golden State Killer’s Walk into the Light

May 16, 2018

If you follow true crime news, you'll know that the Golden State Killer was recently arrested, over forty years after his crime spree began. This week, Jimmy and Stephanie discuss the book that many people believe was responsible for renewed interest in this case: Michelle McNamara's posthumously published I'll Be Gone in the Dark

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SWF 2018 - Our Top Picks

April 25, 2018

Sydney Writers' Festival is definitely the best week of the year! This week, Stephanie and Michelle pour over the 2018 program, and pick their highlights, from ancient Greek epic to young Australian poets.

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A WoMAN of no Importance: 125 Years of Comedy, Tragedy and Confusing Aestheticism

April 18, 2018

Is Oscar Wilde's play about a woman of no importance or a man of no importance? To celebrate the 125th anniversary of the play, Stephanie and Lee discuss comedy, tragedy, and the confusing appeal of aestheticism.

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Why Be Happy When You Can Be Normal: The Works of Jeanette Winterson

April 4, 2018

Jeanette Winterson is one of the UK's most beloved and challenging writers. This week, Stephanie and Michelle discuss Winterson's long career, from the publication of Oranges are Not the Only Fruit in 1985, to her recent (fabulously titled) memoir, Why Be Happy When You Can Be Normal?Wh

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Hamlet: The Indecisively Complicated Prince of Denmark

March 28, 2018

To be or not to be? Is that the question? This week, Stephanie is joined by Professor Tony Cousins to discuss one of Shakespeare's most popular plays. Is this really a play about somebody who can't make up their mind or is it more complicated than that?

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Medicine, Literature, Interceptionality, and Literary Gate-Keeping: An Interview with Michelle Cahill

March 21, 2018

This week, Stephanie and Michelle interview Michelle Cahill, writer and managing director of the literary journal Mascara. In this wide-ranging discussion, they talk about the intersection of medicine and literature, interceptionality, and literary gate-keeping.

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