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.
This week, Stephanie, Michelle and Jimmy Zoomed up to discuss Kazuo Ishiguro's latest novel, Klara and the Sun. Is it a brilliant but messy work, a difficult but rewarding experience, or an emotional but somewhat flawed masterpiece? Join them as they discuss this highly divisive novel.
A HSC Enrichment Session with Professor Louise d'Arcens on The Tempest and the novel Hag-Seed (Advanced English Module: Texts and Conversations)
A HSC Enrichment Session with Dr Stephanie Russo on the novel Emma (Advanced English Module: Critical Study of Literature)
In this week's episode of From the Lighthouse, join Michelle as she talks with Page Richards, director of Hong Kong University's MFA program and prize-winning poet and vaudeville artist. They discuss the changing states and stakes of literary fiction in contemporary times.
Join Associate Professor Jane Messer and Michelle as they discuss Ursula K. Le Guin's speculative short story "Sur" about the group of women explorers who arrived at the Antarctic's South Pole, well before Shackleton.
Associate Professor Jane Messer joins Michelle to discuss a short horror story by Graham Greene, 'A Little Place Off the Edgware Road' and another short story by Australian writer, Paddy O'Reilly, 'Baggage Claim'. If you'd like to read O'Reilly's short story before listening, her story was published in Overland and the link is provided below.
Shakespeare's Macbeth is so good that we can't stop thinking about it, or talking about it. This week, Stephanie, Jimmy and Kirstin discuss the appeal of the Scottish play, as well as the best and worst adaptations.