Sydney Writers' Festival Work In Progress

Sinopse

Work in Progress is the new Sydney Writers Festival podcast to help you discover some of the most interesting writers in the world. Featuring candid conversations with authors throughout the year, this series gives you insight into what goes on behind the scenes. Well be looking at how and why writers do what they do, with some essential reading recommendations for good measure. Recorded with our Artistic Director, Jemma Birrell, in cafes and bookshops across Sydney, Australia and elsewhere in the world.

Episódios

  • Work in Progress: Jemma Birrell Interviews Eimear McBride

    Work in Progress: Jemma Birrell Interviews Eimear McBride

    14/10/2016 Duração: 28min

    Our second Work in Progress episode features a conversation between our Artistic Director, Jemma Birrell, and Baileys Prize winner Eimear McBride, the author of the breathtaking novel The Lesser Bohemians, the long-awaited follow-up to her critically acclaimed debut, A Girl is a Half-formed Thing. Eimear shares anecdotes about writing, her influences, book recommendations, as well reading an excerpt from The Lesser Bohemians. Work in Progress invites you to discover a more relaxed side to some of our favourite writers. Featuring candid conversations with authors throughout the year, these podcasts give you an insight into what goes on behind the scenes. Eimear McBride Eimear McBride was born in Liverpool but moved to Ireland when she was three. She grew up in Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo and Castlebar, Co. Mayo, before moving to London aged 17 to study at The Drama Centre. Her first novel, A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing, won many literary awards including the 2014 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction and th

  • Work in Progress: Jemma Birrell Interviews Sunil Yapa

    Work in Progress: Jemma Birrell Interviews Sunil Yapa

    15/09/2016 Duração: 33min

    Our new podcast series, Work in Progress, invites you to discover a more relaxed side to some of our favourite writers. Featuring candid conversations with authors throughout the year, these podcasts give you an insight into what goes on behind the scenes. Our first podcast features a conversation between our Artistic Director, Jemma Birrell, and Sunil Yapa, the author of the critically acclaimed Your Heart is a Muscle the Size. Sunil shares anecdotes about writing, book recommendations and many more literary tidbits. Sunil Yapa received his MFA from Hunter College, where he was awarded the Alumni Scholarship & Welfare Fund Fellowship and was selected twice as the Esquire Fiction Intern. In June 2010, he won the Asian American Short Story Award. In May 2010, Yapa was the writer-in-residence at the Norman Mailer Writers' Colony in Provincetown, Massachusetts. The son of a Sri Lankan father, and a mother from Montana, Sunil grew up in Pennsylvania and has since traveled and lived in 48 states

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