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Lost the Plot – Episode 24 – Sydney Writers’ Festival Special

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Show Notes

Part 1 – Friday Afternoon

Sydney Writers’ Festival
Kendall Kirkwood
The Rest of Us Just Live Here” by Patrick Ness
“Release” by Patrick Ness
Terra Nullius” by Claire G. Coleman
Canberra
“The Trauma Cleaner” by Sarah Krasnostein, narrated by Rachael Tidd
21st Biennale of Sydney

Events:
Eileen Myles: To Dig a Hole in Eternity
SWF Gala: Power
Sarah Krasnostein: The Trauma Cleaner
Writing for YA Books and Film
Leigh Sales: On Doubt
Annabel Crabb’s BooKwiz
Recognise
Gay for Page
Power Play: Toxic Masculinity in Storytelling
Eileen Myles: Straight Expectations
Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Part 2 – Friday Night

Eileen Myles

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Eileen and Kendall, Photo by Kendall Kirkwood

SWF Gala: Power

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Tayari Jones
BookScan
Judy Blume

Part 3 – Saturday Morning

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My skirt!

Sarah Krasnostein: The Trauma Cleaner

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On Doubt” by Leigh Sales
Biography of Stella Miles Franklin
Brokeback Mountain

Part 4 – Saturday Middle of the Day

Writing for YA Books and Film

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Me, Earl and the Dying Girl” by Jesse Andrews
Chaos Walking” by Patrick Ness

Part 5 – Saturday Afternoon

BookWiz with Annabel Crabb
Tim Minchin
RocKwiz
Richard Fidler
Julia Zemiro

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Photo by Kendall Kirkwood, who took very good care of my book

Ghost Empire” by Richard Fidler
Saga Land” by Richard Fidler and Kari Gislason

Part 6 – Saturday Night

Recognise

Stan Grant
Nakkiah Lui
Marcia Langton
What I meant to say was Racecraft, not Racehunt!
Orlando” by Virginia Woolf
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by J K Rowling
The Velveteen Rabbit” by Margery Williams
The Night Bookmobile” by Audrey Niffenegger

Gay for Page

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Photo by Kendall Kirkwood

Masha Gessen
Christos Tsiolkas (sorry for mispronouncing his name)
Eileen Myles (preferred pronouns are they, them)
Sally Rugg
Carmen Maria Machado
Yrsa Daley-Ward

Book recommendations
The Sailor Dog” by Margaret Wise Brown
Mister Dog: the dog who belonged to himself” by Margaret Wise Brown
Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott
Jennie” by Paul Galico
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” by Edward Albee
Kama Sutra” by  Vātsyāyana
Enid Blyton
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” by C. S. Lewis
Madeline” by Ludwig Bemelmans
Sarah Waters
Jeanette Winterson
A Restricted Country” by Joan Nestle
The Motion of Light and Water” by Samuel R. Delaney
The Color Purple” by Alice Walker
Shirley Jackson

Junot Diaz Controversy

Part 7 – Sunday Afternoon

Eileen Myles

Power Play: Toxic Masculinity in Storytelling

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Gabriel Tallent
Ceridwen Dovey

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

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Sorry for the terrible photo – I was listening so intently, I didn’t bother checking it.

Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms” by Anita Heiss

Part 8 – Sunday Night

Books we bought:

An American Marriage” by Tayari Jones
Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia” Edited by Anita Heiss
Eileen Myles

Authors I saw:

Kate Forsyth
Tom Keneally

#MeToo event with Tracey Spicer and Eva Cox

Virginia Woolf’s actual quote:

Think of a book as a very dangerous and exciting game, which it takes two to play at.

 

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Also available via iTunes:

https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/lost-the-plot-podacast/id1185190716

Future Library
www.facebook.com/Futurelibrary.no…/756937187813455
www.futurelibrary.no/

Lost Rocks
www.apublishedevent.net/projects/lost…lishing-event

Tasmania Mineral

Lost Rocks

ACT Lit Bloggers of the Future
actwritersblog.com/2017/05/19/act-…e-2017-program/

Whispering Gums
whisperinggums.com/

Book Awards
abiawards.com.au/general/the-17th…nners-announced/
www.perpetual.com.au/MilesFranklin/…and-Recipients
www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/may/…literary-awards

William Caxton’s lost pages
www.bbc.com/news/education-39846929

Jane Austen’s Secret Love
www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/review/…9de0b04b64a6

Pride and Prejudice House for Sale
www.buzzfeed.com/laraparker/empty…books#.mmR7Ok09e

Taiwanese Author Commits Suicide
www.buzzfeed.com/kassycho/author-…books#.alAnbdlY9

Support Resources
www.lifeline.org.au/
www.1800respect.org.au/

N K Jemisin in the world’s worst interview
storify.com/nkjemisin/how-not-t…interview-an-author
archive.is/DnQ3H

…except maybe Paul Beatty’s
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/may/…MP=share_btn_fb

Top Borrowed Books in Australia
www.alia.org.au/news/15524/aussie…and-relationships

Street Library Controversy
www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/ho…068c3975?%3F

The Book of Dust
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/may/…clusive-extract

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/may/…oidApp_Facebook

Islamophobia Teen Romance Novel
mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-31/…-romance/8574990

The Dark Tower
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjwfqXTebIY

Game of Thrones
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/may/…winds-of-winter

Harry Potter News
www.pottermore.com/news/wizarding-…n-to-pottermore
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-12/h…anic&sf78322054=1
www.buzzfeed.com/matthewchampion/…books#.ktAP7zvrq
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-20/h…anic&sf80469336=1

Canberra & District Historical Society

Canberra and District Historical Society

Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day

Meg and Tom Keneally

Meg and Tom Keneally

Jenevieve Chang

Jenevieve Chang

Noted Writers Festival

Noted Festival Launch

Canberra Women Writers Network
www.facebook.com/canberrawomenwriters/

Pulpture
www.blemishbooks.com.au/pulpture/
kbreyd.com/pulpture

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