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The Garret: Writers on writing

By Bad Producer Productions

Love writing? Looking to improve your writing? Or do you just love listening to writers talk about their craft? If yes, The Garret: Writers on Writing is for you. The Garret is a podcast writers for writers about the craft of writing. It is hosted Astrid Edwards, and her goal is to interview the best writers in Australia (and perhaps some from abroad) about how and why they do what they do. The Garret has ongoing partnerships with the State Library of Victoria, Writers Victoria and RMIT University. A defining feature of The Garret is our transcripts. Each interview is published with a complete transcript (so you don’t have to write anything down while you listen). The Garret was shortlisted for Best Literature, Arts and Music Podcast in both the 2017 and 2019 Australian Podcast Awards.  The Garret is a labour of love on behalf of all emerging writers. The Garret is supported by grants and the time of Astrid Edwards. It does not operate for revenue or profit. If you would like to support The Garret, simply subscribe wherever else you listen to your podcasts and join the conversation on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. You can also follow our host Astrid Edwards (including her published book reviews) at astridedwards.com.

  1. 1.
    At home with Richard Flanagan10/16/2020
    39:56
  2. 2.
    At home with Alice Robinson10/07/2020
    30:58
  3. 3.
    At home with Jessica Townsend10/05/2020
    40:44
  4. 4.
    At home with Paddy Manning09/30/2020
    32:52
  5. 5.
    At home with Trent Dalton09/28/2020
    47:55
  6. 6.
    At home with Jane Harper09/23/2020
    28:47
  7. 7.
    At home with Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner09/16/2020
    39:29
  8. 8.
    At home with Omar Sakr09/09/2020
    25:27
  1. 9.
    At home with Kate Mildenhall09/03/2020
    34:27
  2. 10.
    At home with Richard Fidler09/02/2020
    33:59
  3. 11.
    Astrid's Reading Audit on 'Anonymous Was A Woman'08/15/2020
    42:04
  4. 12.
    At home with Bruce Pascoe07/31/2020
    24:06
  5. 13.
    Claire G. Coleman: On 'Terra Nullius: A Novel'07/30/2020
    46:17
  6. 14.
    A.J. Betts: On 'Zac and Mia'07/23/2020
    41:59
  7. 15.
    Rerelease: Tara June Winch on 'The Yield'07/16/2020
    36:24
  8. 16.
    Jane Harrison: On 'Becoming Kirrali Lewis'07/15/2020
    34:53
  9. 17.
    Michael Mohammed Ahmad: On 'After Australia'07/08/2020
    47:13
  10. 18.
    At home with Kate Grenville07/01/2020
    27:22
  11. 19.
    At home with Ellena Savage06/17/2020
    32:56
  12. 20.
    Larissa Behrendt: On 'Finding Eliza: Colonial Power and Storytelling'06/12/2020
    48:57
  13. 21.
    At home with Ellen van Neerven06/03/2020
    42:42
  14. 22.
    At home with Ronnie Scott05/27/2020
    36:57
  15. 23.
    At home with Trent Jamieson05/20/2020
    38:25
  16. 24.
    At home with Jess Hill05/14/2020
    35:34
  17. 25.
    At home with James Bradley05/06/2020
    42:00
  18. 26.
    At home with Dervla McTiernan04/29/2020
    37:51
  19. 27.
    Introducing 'Anonymous Was A Woman'04/24/2020
    1:51
  20. 28.
    Leah Kaminsky04/22/2020
    40:50
  21. 29.
    Ali Cobby Eckermann: On 'Ruby Moonlight'04/15/2020
    56:01
  22. 30.
    Mirandi Riwoe04/08/2020
    37:38
  23. 31.
    At home with Anna Spargo-Ryan04/05/2020
    37:57
  24. 32.
    Leah Purcell: On 'The Drover's Wife'04/01/2020
    46:43
  25. 33.
    Ali Alizadeh03/25/2020
    43:30
  26. 34.
    Zana Fraillon: On 'The Bone Sparrow'03/18/2020
    44:45
  27. 35.
    Mandy Beaumont03/11/2020
    33:16
  28. 36.
    Charlotte Wood: On 'The Natural Way of Things'03/04/2020
    1:18:05
  29. 37.
    Ilka Tampke02/26/2020
    34:20
  30. 38.
    Melissa Lucashenko: On 'Too Much Lip'02/19/2020
    41:42
  31. 39.
    Favel Parrett02/12/2020
    41:38
  32. 40.
    Carly Findlay01/29/2020
    41:59
  33. 41.
    Hilary McPhee01/15/2020
    51:57
  34. 42.
    Bri Lee01/01/2020
    46:11
  35. 43.
    #1 non-fiction interview of 2019: Richard Fidler 'Back in Time'12/30/2019
    59:03
  36. 44.
    #2 non-fiction interview of 2019: Kate Richards12/29/2019
    55:57
  37. 45.
    #3 non-fiction interview 2019: Jane Caro12/28/2019
    33:01
  38. 46.
    #1 fiction interview of 2019: Christos Tsiolkas On 'Damascus'12/27/2019
    52:31
  39. 47.
    #2 fiction interview of 2019: Claire Coleman, Krissy Kneen, Pitchaya Sudbanthad and Michelle Tanmizi o12/26/2019
    56:17
  40. 48.
    #3 fiction interview of 2019: Anna Krien12/25/2019
    34:49
  41. 49.
    Charlotte Wood12/18/2019
    54:21
  42. 50.
    Clare Bowditch12/11/2019
    34:16
  43. 51.
    Maxine Beneba Clarke: On ‘The Hate Race’12/04/2019
    46:42
  44. 52.
    Christos Tsiolkas: On 'Damascus'11/20/2019
    52:31
  45. 53.
    #UWRF19: Fiona Wright, Archana Pidathala, Megan Stack and Fanny Poyk11/13/2019
    1:01:21
  46. 54.
    #UWRF19: Richard Fidler11/06/2019
    58:44
  47. 55.
    #UWRF19: Claire Coleman, Krissy Kneen, Pitchaya Sudbanthad and Michelle Tanmizi on speculative fiction10/30/2019
    56:17
  48. 56.
    Jane Sullivan: On 'Storytime'10/16/2019
    32:18
  49. 57.
    Anna Krien10/09/2019
    35:22
  50. 58.
    Alice Bishop09/26/2019
    33:15
  51. 59.
    Jess Hill: See What You Made Me Do09/18/2019
    50:10
  52. 60.
    Tara June Winch09/11/2019
    36:57
  53. 61.
    Ali Cobby Eckermann08/23/2019
    41:28
  54. 62.
    Jay Kristoff08/21/2019
    34:16
  55. 63.
    Elizabeth Bryer08/07/2019
    26:34
  56. 64.
    Angela Savage07/31/2019
    33:02
  57. 65.
    John Marsden: On The Art of Growing Up07/24/2019
    30:42
  58. 66.
    Lee Kofman07/18/2019
    35:46
  59. 67.
    Marieke Hardy07/10/2019
    34:46
  60. 68.
    Miles Franklin Shortlist 2019: Rodney Hall, Michael Mohammed Ahmad and Gregory Day07/04/2019
    40:59
  61. 69.
    Miles Franklin Shortlist 2019: Gail Jones, Jennifer Mills & Melissa Lucashenko07/04/2019
    38:01
  62. 70.
    Peggy Frew06/26/2019
    40:43
  63. 71.
    Melina Marchetta06/19/2019
    51:29
  64. 72.
    Carrie Tiffany06/05/2019
    41:05
  65. 73.
    Tony Birch: On 'The White Girl'05/31/2019
    54:00
  66. 74.
    Maxine Beneba Clarke and Magan Magan: Live at the Library05/22/2019
    59:01
  67. 75.
    Susan Orlean05/15/2019
    35:38
  68. 76.
    Kate Richards05/08/2019
    56:30
  69. 77.
    Maxine McKew and Larissa McLean Davies05/07/2019
    41:55
  70. 78.
    Guy Rundle05/01/2019
    34:42
  71. 79.
    Judith Brett04/23/2019
    31:50
  72. 80.
    The Stella Prize 2019: Vicki Laveau-Harvie04/12/2019
    36:45
  73. 81.
    Jonathan Pearlman04/10/2019
    28:36
  74. 82.
    Mark Brandi04/03/2019
    1:03:40
  75. 83.
    Yassmin Abdel-Magied03/29/2019
    38:18
  76. 84.
    The Stella Shortlist 2019: Jenny Ackland, Jamie Marina Lau and Louise Swinn03/27/2019
    57:29
  77. 85.
    Karen Viggers03/20/2019
    35:46
  78. 86.
    J. P. Pomare03/14/2019
    40:13
  79. 87.
    Jane Caro03/06/2019
    33:34
  80. 88.
    #1 fiction interview of 2018: Tony Martin12/30/2018
    35:57
  81. 89.
    #2 fiction interview of 2018: David Malouf12/30/2018
    45:04
  82. 90.
    #3 fiction interview of 2018: Michelle de Kretser12/30/2018
    41:14
  83. 91.
    #1 non-fiction interview of 2018: Scott Pape12/30/2018
    31:10
  84. 92.
    #2 non-fiction interview of 2018: Leigh Sales12/30/2018
    57:03
  85. 93.
    #3 non-fiction interview of 2018: Clementine Ford12/30/2018
    32:06
  86. 94.
    Clementine Ford, Hannah Kent and Alice Pung: Live at the Library12/06/2018
    50:30
  87. 95.
    David Marr11/28/2018
    40:36
  88. 96.
    Shokoofeh Azar11/21/2018
    31:57
  89. 97.
    Chloe Hooper11/18/2018
    28:53
  90. 98.
    Markus Zusak11/14/2018
    53:02
  91. 99.
    Jane Harper11/07/2018
    35:10
  92. 100.
    Jessica Townsend10/31/2018
    42:37

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