Sam Twyford-Moore is a writer and critic. His writing - often about the connection between mental health and creative work - has appeared throughout Australia, including in Meanjin, The Monthly, The Lifted Brow and The Guardian. In 2018, he published The Rapids: Ways of Looking at Mania, an exploration of his own experience with Bipolar Disorder.
If you are interested in writing memoir or the link between writing and chronic illness, stay tuned for our next episode with Fiona Wright.
COMING UP ON THE GARRET
Our next interview is with Fiona Wright. The interview will be released on Thursday 25 October 2018.
We also have interviews coming up with Jessica Townsend, Markus Zusak, Rosalie Ham, Shokoofeh Azar, Chloe Hooper and David Marr.
We will also host another The Garret LIVE at the Library with Jamila Rizvi, Hannah Kent and Alice Pung. The event will be held on Friday 30 November 2018 at the State Library of Victoria. Entry is free, but bookings are required. Book here.
If there is a writer you would love to hear interviewed on The Garret, tweet us at @GarretPodcast.
MEET OUR HOST
Astrid Edwards has been with The Garret from the beginning. She produced the show from the beginning in 2016 until mid-2018, and then stepped out from behind the scenes and became host.
Sohe has conducted more than twenty interviews so far, including with Leigh Sales, Jamila Rizvi, David Malouf, Michelle de Kretser, Tony Martin and Ceridwen Dovey. She has also hosted tow lives events at the State Library of Vicotira, first with Benjamin Law and then with Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff.
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ABOUT THE GARRET
Love writing? Looking to improve your writing? Or do you just love listening to writers talk about their craft? If yes, The Garret is for you.
We interview the best writers writing today and discuss how they start, draft, edit, publish and market their work.
Our goal is to interview the best writers in Australia, including all of winners of the Miles Franklin Literary Award. We are well on our way there. Each interview is published with a complete transcript and interactive show notes (so you don’t have to write anything down while you listen).