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Australian Writers' Centre Podcast

Valerie Khoo

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

The Sydney Writers' Centre podcast on writers and writing features interviews with best-selling and acclaimed writers in a wide range of genres including literary fiction, fantasy, children's books, non-fiction, business and much more. Founder of the Sydney Writers' Centre, Valerie Khoo, interviews successful writers on how they approach the writing process and what goes into creating a remarkable piece of work. www.sydneywriterscentre.com.au

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Australian Writers' Centre podcast with Helen Trinca

April 19th, 2013

Episode 118 of 134 episodes

A journalist of 35 years standing, who has worked for a number of publications, Helen Trinca is currently the Managing Editor of The Australian.A well-regarded author of a number of non-fiction books, she has previously co-authored Waterfront: The Battle That Changed Australia (2000) with Anne Davies, which has been made into a telemovie, Bastard Boys, and Better Than Sex: How A Whole Generation Got Hooked On Work (2004) with Catherine Fox. Her latest book, Madeleine, is a biography of little known expatriate author, Madeleine St. John, who was the first Australian nominated for the Mann Booker Prize.We sat down to talk to her about the art of writing memoirs and why she chose Madeleine St John as the object of her newest book. Interview by Danielle Williams, course manager of Australian Writers' Centre. www.WritersCentre.com.au www.valeriekhoo.com

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