Conversations With Writers
By James R
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Intimate long-form conversations with writers sharing what drives them to tell their stories. Going beyond the press tour Q&As to discuss how their experiences and beliefs shape who they are and the tales they tell. Featuring authors, journalists, screenwriters, comedians and more, Conversations With Writers is published every two weeks.
||CleanChris Hammer - Scrublands secrets & violent anniversaries||Chris Hammer's best-selling debut thriller Scrublands is set in the sun-ravaged heart of regional Australia. Chris is a former foreign ...||2 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMichael Robotham - Cowards, Killers & Thrillers||Multi-million copy bestselling thriller author Michael Robotham in a deeply personal conversation about his fear of failure, the badge of...||10 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr Michael Mohammed Ahmad - The Lebs||In his book The Lebs, Mohammed reinterprets events from his own life growing up during the peak of anti-muslim rhetoric. His work capturi...||15 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJay Kristoff - NYT Bestselling Sci-Fi||Jay Kristoff has consistently topped the New York Times Bestseller list with his Science Fiction and Fantasy works, often using the genr...||1 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBridie Jabour - Millennials, Marriage & Mother Issues||Journalist Bridie Jabour's debut novel "The Way Things Should Be" is a fierce & amusing deconstruction of millennial angst & moth...||17 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProfessor Toby Walsh - Killer Robots & Artificial Intelligence||Professor Toby Walsh is one of the world's leading researchers in Artificial Intelligence & recently returned from lobbying the UN to...||2 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEileen Ormsby - Murder-For-Hire on the Dark Web||Journalist Eileen Ormsby was accused of running the world's most successful Murder-For-Hire website, following her investigation into th...||18 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCaroline Baum - Only The Lonely||Journalist and author Caroline Baum's memoir 'Only' is a fascinating insight into growing up an only child in a world of privilege to co...||15 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJack Heath - Deplorable Heroes We Can Stomach||Jack Heath is the author of more than 20 novels, with his most recent thriller "Hangman" an international success. Featuring a cannibal w...||23 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobert Lukins - Beauty & Menace||Robert Lukins' debut novel The Everlasting Sunday is an eloquently sorrowful tale of a manor house for troubled boys, set within London's...||10 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDuncan McNab - Sydney's Unsolved Gay Murders||Up to 80 gay men were murdered along Sydney's beaches during the 70s, 80s & 90s, with their cases remaining unsolved or excused as su...||22 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCatherine Fox - Stop Fixing Women||Author & Walkley Award winning journalist Catherine Fox outlines the economic benefits & societal need for equality in the work...||8 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMichael Brissenden - Thrilling Domestic Terrorism||Walkley Award winning political correspondent Michael Brissenden's first fictional work 'The List' is a dark tale of domestic terrorism, ...||25 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGabrielle Tozer - Ambition, Anxiety & Balancing Success||Gabby Tozer's hit novels The Intern, Faking It, & Remind Me How This Ends capture the doubts, ambitions and romantic failings of 20...||10 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHugh Riminton - The Forging of a Foreign Correspondent||Hugh Riminton is one of Australia's most experienced foreign correspondents. Blown up, shot at & first-on-scene at some of the world'...||23 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanR.A. Spratt - Writing TV Comedy & Global Kids Book Success||International bestseller R.A Spratt is the creator of the Friday Barnes and Nanny Piggins kids book series. With a love of the absurd and...||13 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason One Finale - Extras||A Season One finale featuring unaired short conversations with our first season guests Maria Lewis, Patti Miller, Alan Baxter, Heather Ro...||6 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGarth Franklin - Dark Horizons & the Birth of Online Film News||Garth Franklin has been at the forefront of online film criticism for the past 20 years, breaking news via scoops, leaks and non-disclosu...||17 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPatti Miller - Remembering Memoir||Patti Miller is one of Australia's most successful memoirists. The author of several best-selling award-wi...||1 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlan Baxter - Writing & Fighting||Multi-award winner Alan Baxter fills his dark urban horror thrillers with realistic violence from first-hand experience. The author havin...||19 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr Sarah Edelman & Louise Remond - Fighting Teen Anxiety with CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)||According to recent studies, one in four young people are at risk of serious mental illness. The issues of body image, coping with stress...||5 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSami Shah - Creatures Made of Smokeless Fire||Sami Shah is a comedian, journalist and author, renown for his insightful and often hilarious dissection of the culture, religion and p...||24 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoel Naoum - A Digital Life or How Amazon will Crush You||Publisher Joel Naoum has been editor, adviser and disciplinarian for many of Australia's biggest authors, advising them to kill more char...||7 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDianne Blacklock - Romantic Drama & the Keys to Conflict||Bestseller Dianne Blacklock has forged a writing career finding the romantic drama of everyday conflict. With nine books on shelves to da...||24 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBram Connolly - From Special Forces to Action Author||Bram Connolly served 15 years with Australia's Special Forces, including two tours of the Badlands of Afghanistan, before using his uniqu...||10 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHeather Rose - Art, Obsession & Abramović||2017 Stella Prize winner Heather Rose crafted her best-selling The Museum of Modern Love from the real-life durational performance of...||27 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYoni Bashan - Drugs, Guns & Middle Eastern Organised Crime||By 2006 Middle Eastern Organised Crime dominated South West Sydney. The drive-bys, drug deals and public gun...||18 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWill Kostakis - The Madonna of YA||Will Kostakis has published three hugely popular YA novels to date, reinventing himself on each occasion. Proactively engaging with his a...||4 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMaria Lewis - Bestseller, Journalist, Werewolf?||Maria Lewis burst onto the bestseller list with her first novel Who's Afraid. Bold, blunt and tattooed with pop culture, Maria talks abou...||4 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTony Park - Lions, Soldiers & Storytelling||International bestselling author Tony Park talks of a life shared between Australia and Africa; running from lions in your underwear; us...||4 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Wonderfully engaging podcast
Have enjoyed the first season of Conversations with Writers. Well produced and researched, James does a great job introducing us to and engaging with a range of interesting writers. Recommended!!
Conversations with Writers 👍👍
Great podcast-have been working my way thru all the episodes- great to hear Australian authors/writers and Australian stories - James pays great respect to his guests by doing in-depth research with thoughtful questions and excellent production....
A really good insight to the minds of writers and a very smooth, relaxing, enjoyable podcast to listen to. Well executed.