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In this episode, James throws some curly questions at Ally Burnham (screenwriter and WestWords' creative producer), Margo Lanagan (multi-award winning author) and Michael Campbell (biographer and WestWords' executive director. *** DISCLAIMER: Views expressed by guests of WestWords are not necessarily those of the WestWords organisation. ***…
 
In this episode, James Roy discusses the first song of the stage musical Hamilton, and the seemingly unusual decision to announce the method of the main character's ultimate demise. It's a structural choice designed to ramp up tension throughout the work. Does it work? *** DISCLAIMER: Views expressed by guests of WestWords are not necessarily those…
 
Happy birthday to Quentin Tarantino. Also announcing an exciting publishing opportunity, and a competition with real actual prizes! Plus we announce the winner of the Blake Poetry Prize. Audio of Quentin Tarantino appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live is taken from the Jimmy Kimmel Live YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6SEqO7OQVI Recovere…
 
James Elazzi is an Australian born writer, of Lebanese decent. His writing stems from his upbringing, combining a hybrid cultural melting pot of Lebanese and Australian heritage. His award-winning writing for the stage includes Lady Tabouli, Omar and Dawn and Son of Byblos. Recently James completed his first screenplay, titled Karim's Cello. In thi…
 
This fortnight, James is speaking with Jane Godwin, who is an award-winning writer of over thirty books for young people, which she managed to achieve during a thirty year career as an editor and then publisher at a major publishing house. In this interview, Jane speaks about the unique challenges of having to wear three hats that look kind of simi…
 
In this conversation, James' guest Lili Wilkinson discusses the censorship of literature for young people, and how allowing them to 'experience' the lives of those outside their own world through books can lead to empathy,, kindness and understanding. Lili also reveals which bits she would cut and which she would keep in her hypothetical director's…
 
Welcome back! It's the first episode for 2022, and Number 50 since we began the Mini-Masterclass podcast series. James' guest this episode is author, illustrator, TV writer and producer, screenwriter and more, Mick Elliott. They discuss how our younger generations of readers are growing up in a different world, with different stories, different way…
 
This fortnight we feature a conversation with publisher and editor from Tyle&Bateson Publishing, Leonie Tyle. She speaks with James Roy about the publishing prospects of new writers now, compared with thirty or more years ago, and the shift in thinking that may be required to claim your spot in the world of the published writer.…
 
Corporate coach, networking expert and media commentator Amanda Rose (amandarose.com.au and @theamandarose) shares her expert insights into how anyone trying to make a go of it in the business and/or creative world can make the most of the social media and networking tools, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and TikTok. She discusses th…
 
Award-winning children's and young adult writer and previous WestWords presenter, Wai Chim, recently appeared in Australian Survivor: Brains vs Brawn, which saw two teams of competitors face off in the Australian outback. Wai and made it through 44 of the 48 days in punishing conditions, to be in the final five out of 24, which was an incredible ef…
 
Fiona Murphy is an award-winning Deaf poet and author. Her work has been appeared in The Guardian, ABC, The Age, Kill Your Darlings, Overland, The Saturday Paper, Griffith Review, The Big Issue, and in many other outlets. Her debut memoir, The Shape of Sound, was released by Text Publishing in 2021. In this conversation with James Roy, Fiona talks …
 
Lifelong educator and champion of public libraries, Paula Kelly Paull, speaks with James about the journey of libraries, from public spaces to hallowed halls of learning, and all the way back to public spaces. Listen to the end for some tips on the role libraries can continue to play in a time of COVID.…
 
Erica Wagner is a thirty-plus year veteran of the Australian publishing industry, and has worked at Penguin and Allen and Unwin, amongst others. In this conversation with James she discusses what publishers are looking for, how best to pitch your work, and even pitches her own idea about a boy with memory loss who becomes a frog.…
 
It's Groundhog Day... I mean, Lockdown 2.0! What a time to be alive! But seriously, what better time to start - or continue - that creative project? And if that's the case, we have all the encouragement and resources you need. Plus opportunities for poets and writers of all stripes. And last but not least, James reveals his desert island album in Q…
 
Writer, journalist and WestWords Western Sydney Emerging Writing Fellow Emma O'Neill-Sandham speaks with James about looking for the unusual "monkey-fish" moments in people's stories and memories, and offers some useful tips for effectively and productively interviewing subjects.Por WestWords
 
From being jailed as a persecuted ethnic minority to Pride of Australia medal winner, it's been quite the refugee journey for Abulla. This podcast series is a collaboration between WestWords, the Western Sydney literature development organisation, and MECA (Mount Druitt Ethnic Communities Agency). Interviews were conducted by James Knight. Editing …
 
Zainab came to Australia from Iraq as a refugee, and found a calling as a yoga teacher. This is her story. This podcast series is a collaboration between WestWords, the Western Sydney literature development organisation, and MECA (Mount Druitt Ethnic Communities Agency). Interviews were conducted by James Knight. Editing and production by James Roy…
 
How do you go from a Kenyan refugee to Australian Local Hero of the Year? Let Rosemarie tell you. This podcast series is a collaboration between WestWords, the Western Sydney literature development organisation, and MECA (Mount Druitt Ethnic Communities Agency). Interviews were conducted by James Knight. Editing and production by James Roy. © Copyr…
 
Imagine going to work one day, and running for your life the next, with no idea where you'll end up. This is a story of patience and courage. TThis podcast series is a collaboration between WestWords, the Western Sydney literature development organisation, and MECA (Mount Druitt Ethnic Communities Agency). Interviews were conducted by James Knight.…
 
Gina came to Australia from Syria with Arabic and French, but no English at all. Now she is fluent. And the identity of her English teacher? You'll never guess... oink... This podcast series is a collaboration between WestWords, the Western Sydney literature development organisation, and MECA (Mount Druitt Ethnic Communities Agency). Interviews wer…
 
At its most basic, writing really only needs two tools - something to write with and something to write on. But with so many digital options available, which word processor is right for you? Author of 35 books with 25 years experience, James Roy, discusses some of the choices available out there for the discerning wordsmith.…
 
We are so grateful to James and Ashley from the James & Ashley Stay At Home podcast (https://jamesandashley.libsyn.com/) for allowing us to present their recent conversation with Kavita Bedford, WestWords-WSU Writer-in-Residence and author of Shapes & Dark Shapes (Text Publishing), in which they talk about (amongst much more) Kavita's writing proce…
 
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