9 – Meanjin Virtual Pub Night | Ft: Timmah Ball, Marija Peričić, Eloise Grills, Claire Collie, Nicola Redhouse, Ouyang Yu, Dominic Gordon, and Nick Robinson

9 – Meanjin Virtual Pub Night | Ft: Timmah Ball, Marija Peričić, Eloise Grills, Claire Collie, Nicola Redhouse, Ouyang Yu, Dominic Gordon, and Nick Robinson

In the latest episode of the Meanjin podcast, we hear eight writers reading from their recent Meanjin pieces as a socially distanced replacement for our sadly cancelled pub night. Tune in to hear from Timmah Ball, Marija Peričić, Eloise Grills, Claire Collie, Nicola Redhouse, Ouyang Yu, Dominic Gordon, and Nick ...
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8 – Michael Mohammed Ahmad in conversation with Khalid Warsame, hosted by Sara Saleh

8 – Michael Mohammed Ahmad in conversation with Khalid Warsame, hosted by Sara Saleh

In Meanjin's Spring 2019 issue, we published a landmark essay by Michael Mohammed Ahmad entitled 'Reading Malcolm X in Arab Australia'. In that same edition, Khalid Warsame wrote on memory, the body, sites of significance and the work of James Baldwin in his essay, 'This Vast Conspiracy of Memory'. In ...
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#7: Alison Croggon / Cher Tan / Prithvi Varatharajan / Matthew Lutton

#7: Alison Croggon / Cher Tan / Prithvi Varatharajan / Matthew Lutton

Poet, novelist and critic Alison Croggon and non-fiction writer and critic Cher Tan join Jonathan Green to discuss the nature of contemporary criticism in this episode of the Meanjin podcast. They explore the role and responsibility of the critic and tackle some of the challenges facing cultural critics today. Next, ...
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#6: Robert Lukins / Justine Hyde / book recommendations from 17 writers

#6: Robert Lukins / Justine Hyde / book recommendations from 17 writers

In the December episode of the Meanjin podcast, Jonathan Green chats with author Robert Lukins and library director, writer and critic Justine Hyde about reading habits, book recommendations, and how the discussions of book-loving communities have enriched their reading lives. The episode also features summer reading recommendations from Michael Mohammed ...
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#5: Jane Rawson / Harry Saddler / Robbie Coburn / Eloise Grills

#5: Jane Rawson / Harry Saddler / Robbie Coburn / Eloise Grills

In the November episode of the Meanjin podcast, Jonathan Green hosts Miles Franklin–longlisted author Jane Rawson and naturalist Harry Saddler in a discussion about the dark reality of climate change for animals. Next, poet Robbie Coburn reads his poem ‘Convalescence’ from our Spring 2018 edition. And memoirist and artist Eloise ...
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#4: Amy McQuire / Joel Deane / Alice Bishop

#4: Amy McQuire / Joel Deane / Alice Bishop

In our August episode, Meanjin editor Jonathan Green chats with Darumbal and South Sea Islander journalist Amy McQuire about revisiting the controversy over Meanjin’s Winter #MeToo cover and looking for the lessons we at Meanjin might take into the future. Next, Joel Deane reads his poem ‘The Year of the Wasp’ (Meanjin Spring 2016) ...
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#3: Alexis Wright / Raimond Gaita / Broede Carmody / Emma Marie Jones

#3: Alexis Wright / Raimond Gaita / Broede Carmody / Emma Marie Jones

In the May episode of the Meanjin podcast, Jonathan Green welcomes two of Australia’s most loved writers: Alexis Wright and Raimond Gaita. Reflecting on Tracker and Romulus, My Father as well as their relationships to memoir, story-telling and the concepts of truth and humanity, Wright and Gaita lose themselves discussing ...
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#2: Claire G. Coleman / Bill Gammage / Marcia Langton / Marjorie Main / Jennifer Mills

#2: Claire G. Coleman / Bill Gammage / Marcia Langton / Marjorie Main / Jennifer Mills

In our April episode, Meanjin editor Jonathan Green chats with author Claire G. Coleman, historian Bill Gammage and anthropologist Marcia Langton about the historical and contemporary resonance of terra nullius. Each offers a different perspective on the colonial principle, discussing its devastating effects on Indigenous Australians and how the language ...
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#1: Michael Mohammed Ahmad / Clementine Ford / Lauren Rosewarne / Celeste Liddle / Belinda Rule

#1: Michael Mohammed Ahmad / Clementine Ford / Lauren Rosewarne / Celeste Liddle / Belinda Rule

In the March episode of the revived Meanjin podcast, SWEATSHOP director and author Michael Mohammed Ahmad reads from his short story 'No Toes' (from Meanjin Spring 2017) and discusses the themes of toxic masculinity and the culture of Western Sydney's Punchbowl High School with Meanjin editor Jonathan Green. Poet Belinda Rule transports us to the ...
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