Australian Writers' Centre Podcast

Valerie Khoo

Arts, Literature, Business, Careers, Education, Higher Education

Our podcast has moved! Yes, the Australian Writers’ Centre has a new podcast. That's right: it's called "So you want to be a writer" (search this on iTunes) and it's hosted by Centre founder Valerie Khoo and Allison Tait. Each episode, 'Vallison' chat about the latest news, views and trends in the wide wide world of writing, publishing and blogging. They also sit down with bestselling and acclaimed authors to discuss their books and the writing process. Our archive of the old podcast is still here and then jump across and subscribe to the new one! You can find out more about Australian Writers' Centre at writerscentre.com.au


Australian Writers' Centre interview with Ashley Hay

August 15th, 2013

Episode 123 of 134 episodes

Ashley Hay is a Brisbane author of both fiction and non-fiction books. Her latest novel is The Railwayman’s Wife, a story set in the NSW coastal town of Thirroul in the years following WWII. Ashley’s first novel, The Body in the Clouds, was nominated for several awards when it was published in 2010, including the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. She has also written four books of narrative non-fiction and her essays, short stories and journalism regularly appear in Australian journals and anthologies. She has had stories published in The Monthly magazine, The Bulletin, Best Australian Essays and Heat.

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