FINAL DRAFT on 2SER
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One of the longest-running books shows on Australian radio, Final Draft is a space on the air where big names of arts and culture sit cheek-by-jowl with those just beginning to make their mark. Produced in the hope of inspiring generous, open-minded reading and discussion, the show features guests and writing from around Australia and the world. Each week we serve up a mix of interviews with writers, reviews of new, classic and cult titles, readings of original work, short features and documentaries, and news about literary events, prizes and publishing opportunities. Past guests include novelists, film-makers, journalists, historians, illustrators, activists, scientists, publishers, critics, poets and producers. A few examples: Anna Funder, Vikram Chandra, David Rakoff, Mark Mordue, Kim Gamble, Abbas El-Zein, Jennifer Mills, Amanda Lohrey, Shaun Tan, Ira Glass, Richard J Frankland, Christos Tsiolkas, Alice Pung, L K Holt, Max Barry, Ross Gibson, Don Watson, Peter Goldsworthy, Augusten Burroughs, Gary Bryson, Karen Knight, Arnold Zable, Tom Griffiths, Ouyang Yu, Maria Tumarkin, Frank Moorhouse, Cate Kennedy, Alex Miller, John Hirst, Naldo Rei, Chloe Hooper, David Stratton, Tina Matthews, Phillip Gourevitch, Joe Bageant, Heather O'Neill, Najaf Mazari, Robert Hillman, etc, etc. The show is produced in the studios of 2SER-FM in Sydney by Jeanavive McGregor, Neda Vanovac, Madeleine James, Rochelle Fernandez, Catriona Menzies-Pike, Jay Fracaro, and Kim Tan.
||CleanFD Monday 31 October 2011: Women on the Move||For this show, we go on two different journeys across Asia with two restless women bitten by the ...||31 10 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFD Monday 24 October 2011: Dystopias||This week we're talking dystopias. Think apocalypse, societal collapse, and totalitarianism. ...||26 10 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFD Monday Oct 10 2011: The Blake Poetry Prize||About a month ago, Final Draft had a lovely opportunity to record the winner and highly commended...||10 10 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFD Monday September 26 2011: Joseph Braude and Anna Funder||This week, two authors who deal in intrigue, bravery and betrayal under authoritarian regimes. ...||26 9 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFD Monday September 19 2011: Rob Wilson and the Rereaders||This week we’re dedicating the first part of the show to poetry. Sydney-based poet Rob Wilson has...||25 9 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFD Monday 12 September 2011: Re-imagining Australian history||Tonight a show all about re-visiting and re-imagining Australian history, we talk with two author...||11 9 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFD Monday 22 August: Australian Book Week||Last week was Australian book week, now in its 66th year. Tonight we will be airing an intervi...||29 8 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFD Monday August 1 2011: Crime fiction||This week we are exploring the wonderful world of crime fiction – the crims, the heists and the c...||7 8 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFD Monday 11 July 2011: Reviews by the fire||This week a show centered on the art of reviews. Each and every reader ends up with a bit of a re...||11 7 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFD Monday 4 July 2011: Moving Online||This week we are taking a look at the continuing growth of online literary magazines and what it ...||4 7 2011||Free||View in iTunes|