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Composed of interviews, readings, mini-essays and performances by Australian and international poets and writers, The Wordshed is hosted by Johanna Featherstone and was the first project linking Red Room with The University of Western Sydney’s Writing & Society Research Group. Writers interviewed include David Malouf, Sonya Hartnett, Catherine Rey, Brian Castro, Luke Davies, John Tranter, Christos Tsiolkas and Peter Goldsworthy.
Subscribe to The Wordshed as an iTunes podcast. Choose the iTunes application from your list of programmes or preferred podcasting application when prompted.Watch individual extracts, below, from The Wordshed on YouTube. Look for the "play all" button on the right of the page. YouTube also has buttons that allow you to watch the segments in higher quality full screen resolution - these are found at the bottom of the individual movies.
EPISODE 1 SONYA HARTNETT The Fascination of the Feral GIL TEAGUE On Plants ASHLEY HAY Writing about People through Plants DELIA FALCONER The Lost Thoughts of Soldiers ANNA KERDIJK NICHOLSON Re-invents Captain Cook DAVID MALOUF In the House of Writing - 1 of 6.
EPISODE 2 BRIAN and DARRAN JORDAN, ECLECTICA PRESS Creating Graphic Novels, Comics and Short Stories ELSPETH PROBYN On Blush, Shame and Silence DAVID MALOUF In the House of Writing - 2 of 6 JANE GIBIAN Vietnam Poems DAVE TEH Framing Text PETER GOLDSWORTHY Poems, Prescriptions and Writing about Death
EPISODE 3 ANDREW REIMER and CATHERINE REY Discuss his Translation of her Novel, The Spruiker's Tale ELIZABETH KNOX and SARA KNOX On Fantasy, Hallucination and Migraine KATE FAGAN On Lighthouses and Vertigo DAVID MALOUF In the House of Writing - 3 of 6 BEN ELLIS French Slang for the Australian Stage MERLINDA BOBIS Filipino Poetry that Punches.
EPISODE 4 BRIAN CASTRO, Writing in Fragments ALAN WEARNE Performs 'Eagle Rock', 'On the Road to Gundagai', and 'I Go to Rio', from The Ausralian Popular Song Book IVOR INDYK Summarises his Lecture on Shyness ANNA POLETTI Zines, Secrets and Autobiography DAVID MALOUF In the House of Writing - 4 of 6 JASON POULOS Comic Books and Cliches.
EPISODE 5 JOHN TRANTER 'Breathless' Women CAROL GEORGE The Women's Weekly "Great Read" JOANNE BURNS Tableau Vivant THE MIXMASTERS Rap about the Western Suburbs SAM WAGAN WATSON Fame, Family and Writing Circuit DAVID MALOUF In the House of Writing - 5 of 6.
EPISODE 6 LUKE DAVIES Dreams and Meaning JONATHAN KNEEBONE The Language of Advertising ALEXA MOSES A Film Critic Talks To a Video DAVID MALOUF In the House of Writing - 6 of 6 TOBY FITCH Reading in the Dark Room CHRISTOS TSIOLKAS Dead Europe.