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Tracey Slaughter and Sarah Strickley

Tracey Slaughter and Sarah Strickley discuss clawing (and reading) their way back, and the crazy business of writing short stories.

28/08/2019

Go dark or go home: Tracey Slaughter and Sarah Strickley dive deep.


Robert Sullivan and Billy Kahora

Billy Kahora and Robert Sullivan discuss 'Ka Mate', mother tongues, and precarious worlds.

08/06/2017

Billy Kahora and Robert Sullivan discuss ‘Ka Mate’, mother tongues, and precarious worlds.


Vivienne Plumb and Adam Wiedemann

Vivienne Plumb and Adam Wiedemann talk about the 1692 poetry books published last year in Poland, the New Zealand obsession with stones, and using black umbrellas as weapons.

23/02/2017

Vivienne and Adam on the 1692 poetry books published last year in Poland, the New Zealand obsession with stones, and using black umbrellas as weapons.


Pip Adam and Kevin Rabalais

Pip Adam and Kevin Rabalais on slow reading, thunderstorms in New Orleans and the lure of realism.

02/09/2016

Pip Adam and Kevin Rabalais on slow reading, thunderstorms in New Orleans and the lure of realism.


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