ALEXIS WRIGHT: WINNER OF THE STELLA PRIZE 2018
Alexis Wright is the only author to have won both the Miles Franklin Literary Award and the Stella Prize, two of the most prestigious literary prizes in Australia. In this interview, Alexis reflects on her award-winning works, Carpentaria (2006) and Tracker (2017).
COMING UP ON THE GARRET
We are hosting a live event on World Book Day (23 April 2018) with Christos Tsiolkas, and the interview will be released as a podcast on Thursday 26 April 2018.
We have forthcoming interviews with Gideon Haigh and Charlotte Wood, as well as a conversation between Alec Patric and Ryan O’Neill about their writing partnership.
And finally, as a part of our ongoing series of industry specials, we will release an interview with Clare Forster (Editor with Curtis Brown).
THE GARRET LIVE AT THE LIBRARY
The Garret LIVE at the Library is a live podcast series held in partnership with the State Library of Victoria.
We held our first event on World Book Day (23 April 2018) with Christos Tsiolkas. Christos discussed the politics of writing and performed the first reading of his current work in progress, Damascus.
Our next live podcast will be recorded on Monday 25 June 2018 with Benjamin Law. Ben will discuss representation in literature and why it matters. If you are there on the night, you will get to ask him questions.
We will then hold our third live podcast event on Monday 18 September 2018... Ideas on who we interview are welcome! Tweet us @GarretPodcast.
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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).