2021 Artist Recordings

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F+K Media interview with Melissa Lucashenko

Bec Tapscott and The Occasional Studio present Art and Advocacy in the Country

Passion, poetry, music and visual art come together with a  talk on activism, or artivism. Featuring Christabel Strehle, Andrew Johnston, Stuart Rees and Luke Vassella.

Writing in the Face of a Collapsing Climate

Brisbane academic Tim Cadman leads a discussion with three very different writers about what it means to write in the face of a collapsing climate.

Featuring: Lisa Walker, Stuart Cooke, Linda Woodrow, and anchored by Tim Cadman.

Stuart Rees

Human rights activist Professor Stuart Rees AM discusses his most recent book, ‘Cruelty or Humanity: Challenges, Opportunities Responsibilities,’ in conversation with Dr Richard Hil.

The Anti-Violence Alliance presents Women to the Front

Brisbane academic Dr Belinda Eslick guides us through an exploration of the best of contemporary Australian women’s fiction.
Featuring: Mirandi Riwoe, Laura Elvery, Kristina Olsson and anchor Belinda Eslick.

Melissa Lucashenko

In conversation with Lynda Hawryluk, Melissa talks about her Miles Franklin Award-winning novel ‘Too Much Lip’. They discuss how writing intergenerational stories often illuminate larger truths, and  how both place and people have come together in Melissa’s prize-winning narratives of Bundjalung and Australian life since her first novel was published in 1997.

Daniel Browning: First Nations

ABC Radio National’s Daniel Browning discusses the best of contemporary First Nations writing with celebrated authors Nardi Simpson, Mykaela Saunders, and Lisa Fuller. This event features a very special reading by Mununjali poet Ellen van Neerven.