Podcast: Places, People and Experiences That Inspire with Fiona Wright

Podcast: Places, People and Experiences That Inspire with Fiona Wright

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This week Cheryl Akle is joined by Fiona Wright to discuss her Prime Minister’s Literary Awards-shortlisted poetry collection, Domestic Interior. Together they talk about Fiona’s success as a writer of both poetry and non-fiction, and the places, people, and experiences that inspire her work.

Podcast guest: Fiona Wright

Fiona Wright is a writer, editor and critic from Sydney. Her book of essays Small Acts of Disappearance: Essays on Hunger won the 2016 Nita B. Kibble Award for Women Writers, the Queensland Literary Award for non-fiction, and was shortlisted for the Stella Prize and the NSW Premier’s Douglas Stewart Award. Her first poetry collection, Knuckled, won the 2012 Dame Mary Gilmore Award. She has recently completed a PhD at Western Sydney University’s Writing & Society Research Centre. Her poems and essays have been published in The Australian, and in the literary journals MeanjinIslandOverlandThe Lifted Brow, Seizure and HEAT.

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Fiona Wright

Fiona Wright is a doctoral candidate with the University of Western Sydney Writing and Society Research Centre. Her poetry collection Knuckled (2011) won the Dame Mary Gilmore Award for a first collection in 2011.

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