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Ned Bukarica interviews Emma Batchelor

Ned Bukarica interviews Emma Batchelor

May 25, 2022

Ned Bukarica interviews Emma Batchelor on her first novel Now That I See You.

Interview with Tessa Lunney on Writing Historical Fiction

Interview with Tessa Lunney on Writing Historical Fiction

May 4, 2022

Tessa Lunney, author of the Kiki Button historical espionage series, talks with Michelle Hamadache about Paris, plotting and how the present can galvanise the past when writing historical fiction.

Queer Readers Read Queer YA Romances

Queer Readers Read Queer YA Romances

April 20, 2022

Join Professor Hsu-Ming Teo as she explores the student perspective on reading Queer YA Romances, with special guests, Teyah Miller and Courtney Boulais. 

MQ Student Writers‘ Festival: Queer YA Fiction (Henry Hamlet’s Heart and Perfect On Paper)

MQ Student Writers‘ Festival: Queer YA Fiction (Henry Hamlet’s Heart and Perfect On Paper)

November 16, 2021

As part of this year's MQ Student Writers’ Festival, Teyah Miller, Courtney Boulais and Courtney Howell discuss Rhiannon Wilde's Henry Hamlet’s Heart and Sophie Gonzales' Perfect On Paper as examples of contemporary Queer YA Fiction. 

MQ Student Writers‘ Festival: Interview with Stuart Everly-Wilson on Low Expectations

MQ Student Writers‘ Festival: Interview with Stuart Everly-Wilson on Low Expectations

November 16, 2021

As part of this year's MQ Student Writers’ Festival, Kobra Sayyadi and Matilda Harrisson interview Stuart Everly-Wilson on his first novel, Low Expectations.

MQ Student Writers‘ Festival: Interview with Alice Pung on One Hundred Days

MQ Student Writers‘ Festival: Interview with Alice Pung on One Hundred Days

November 16, 2021

As part of this year's MQ Student Writers’ Festival, Kobra Sayyadi and Matilda Harrisson interview Alice Pung on her new novel, One Hundred Days.

MQ Student Writers‘ Festival: The Dystopian Bush (When We Are Invisible and Tomorrow When the War Began)

MQ Student Writers‘ Festival: The Dystopian Bush (When We Are Invisible and Tomorrow When the War Began)

November 16, 2021

As part of this year's MQ Student Writers’ Festival, Jason Chen and Jessica Jarrett discuss Claire Zorn's When We Are Invisible and John Marsden's Tomorrow When the War Began as examples of the Dystopian Bush genre. 

MQ Student Writers‘ Festival: The #MeToo Movement in Fiction (The Nowhere Girls and Queenie)

MQ Student Writers‘ Festival: The #MeToo Movement in Fiction (The Nowhere Girls and Queenie)

November 16, 2021

As part of this year's MQ Student Writers’ Festival, Lili Watkins-Murphy and Ahrya Reddy discuss Amy Reed's The Nowhere Girls and Candice Carty-Williams' Queenie as examples of the impact of the #MeToo movement in fiction. 

MQ Student Writers‘ Festival: Indigenous Futurism (Terra Nullius and The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf)

MQ Student Writers‘ Festival: Indigenous Futurism (Terra Nullius and The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf)

November 16, 2021

As part of this year's MQ Student Writers’ Festival, Jasmine Van Vliet talks to Jimmy about the genre of Indigenous Futurism as seen in Claire G. Coleman's Terra Nullius and Ambelin Kwaymullina's The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf

The Power of Little Worlds: Interview with Michelle Cahill

The Power of Little Worlds: Interview with Michelle Cahill

October 13, 2021

In this week's episode of From the Lighthouse, Michelle talks to award-winning short story writer, Michelle Cahill, about 'A Wall of Water' from the short story collection Letter to Pessoa. The two Michelles talk about the power of little worlds and just what a short story can do.

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