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The Denver Diatribe is a weekly podcast about culture, politics and stuff as it pertains to the Mile High City and its environs. We love and hate on all types of local topics: political dust-ups, medical marijuana, foody wars, the tech industry, police brutality, the art scene, media scandals, bad public policy, good eats, etc. The Denver Diatribe was named the city’s Best Podcast in the 2010 Westword Web Awards. We broadcast live every Friday at 9:00 a.m. on NFNradio.com from the Five Point ...
 
Award winning podcast duo Aaron Peterson and Troy Heinritz live without limits as they bring you into analysis mode on the very first podcast for HBO's Westworld. You may question the nature of your reality as the "hosts" dig deep into each character's journey through the maze to find the door. Break the code with a sectioned off part of the park for theories and deep dives into not just the show, but all the website, instagram, and other ancillary items they can find. What are your drives? ...
 
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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…
 
Poets' Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice. Juan Garrido-Salgado immigrated to Australia from Chile in 1990, fleeing the regime that burned his poetry and imprisoned and tortured him for his pol…
 
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…
 
Poets' Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice. Michele Seminara is a poet and editor from Sydney. Her writing has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has appeared in journals such as Cor…
 
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.By WestWords
 
Poets' Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice. Anthony Lawrence has published seventeen books of poems and novel. His most recent collection is ‘Ken’ (Life Before Man, 2021). His books and individ…
 
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…
 
Poets' Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice. Paul Hetherington is a distinguished Australian poet. He has published 15 full-length collections of poetry and prose poetry, including the co-author…
 
Poet's Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice. Geoff Goodfellow has established a reputation for giving voice to a wide range of people who wouldn’t normally be the subjects of poetry or prose. He…
 
Poets' Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice. Melbourne-based poet, Peter Bakowski, fell in love with the map of the world at the age of six. In 1983 he wrote his first poem while staying at a fr…
 
Poets' Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice. Nathanael O’Reilly is an Irish-Australian residing in Texas. His books include (Un)belonging (Recent Work Press, 2020); Preparations for Departure (U…
 
Poets' Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice. Originally from the west of Ireland and living in Sydney, Anne Casey is an award-winning poet and author of two critically acclaimed poetry collectio…
 
Poets' Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice. Melinda Smith is a poet, editor, teacher, arts advocate and event curator. Her latest book, Man-handled, has just been published by Recent Work Press…
 
Poets' Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice. Alex Skovron was born in Poland, lived briefly in Israel, and emigrated to Australia aged nearly ten. His family settled in Sydney, where he grew up …
 
Poet's Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice. Andy Jackson's first published book of poems, Among the Regulars, was shortlisted for the 2011 Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry, and his most recent …
 
Poets' Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice. Judy Johnson is an award-winning poet with a special interest in bringing to life little known but fascinating aspects of Australia's history. Prizes…
 
Poets' Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice. Damen O'Brien is a multi-award-winning Brisbane poet. In 2021, Damen won the Cafe Writers Poetry Competition, the Magma Judge's Prize, the MPU Intern…
 
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