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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

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Sydney Writers' Centre interviews David Mitchell - Author: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

May 26th, 2011

Episode 83 of 133 episodes

Sydney Writers' Centre interviews acclaimed author David Mitchell. His latest book is The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, set in Japan in 1799. It is about a young clerk, Jacob de Zoet, who leaves Holland and his fiancee to go to Japan where he meets the daughter of a Samurai.David is also author of the novel Black Swan Green, which was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of the Year by Time and Cloud Atlas, which was a Man Booker Prize finalist.

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