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I'm Laura Kroetsch, Director of Adelaide Writers' Week. Come and journey with me through the marvellous world of literature. If you feel inspired, get involved and leave a comment at the bottom of the stories!

Podcasts from 2015

19 March 2015

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Day 1: Saturday 28 February

9.30am | West Stage | Van Diemen’s Land: Nicholas Clements, Rohan Wilson
9.30am | East Stage | Family: John Lanchester, Tom Rob Smith, Tom Rachman
10:45am | West Stage | A Mother’s Love: Anne Buist, Sofie Laguna
10:45am | East Stage | The Snow Kimono: Mark Henshaw
12pm | West Stage | Internal Medicine: Terrence Holt
12pm | East Stage | Writing History: Helen Castor, Jenny Uglow
1.15pm | West Stage | Just Tricking!: Andy Griffiths
1.15pm | East Stage | Strange New Things: Michel Faber
2.30pm | West Stage | Crikey and Cat: Chris McKimmie
2.30pm | East Stage | Time Travellers: Martha Baillie, Elia Barceló
3.45pm | West Stage | Here Come the Dogs: Omar Musa
3.45pm | East Stage | The Artists: Martin Edmond, Erik Jensen
5pm | West Stage | Wolf in White Van: John Darnielle
5pm | East Stage | My Story: Julia Gillard

Day 2: Saturday 1 March

9.30am | West Stage | The Art of Belonging: Hugh Mackay
9.30am | East Stage | In These Times: Jenny Uglow
10:45am | West Stage | Some Summer: Jared Thomas, Peter Walker
10:45am | East Stage | Max Gate: Damien Wilkins
12pm | West Stage | Off The Map: Alastair Bonnett
12pm | East Stage | History Insists: Nicholas Clements, Miranda Richmond Mouillot
1.15pm | West Stage | Clade: James Bradley
1.15pm | East Stage | Travelling Men: Carl Hoffman, Nicholas Shakespeare
2.30pm | West Stage | Stitch By Stitch: Anne Kennedy
2.30pm | East Stage | The Age of Anxiety: John Darnielle, Smith Henderson
3.45pm | West Stage | New York, New York: Porochista Khakpour, Joanna Rakoff
3.45pm | East Stage | To Name Those Lost: Rohan Wilson
5pm | West Stage | The Rosie Effect: Graeme Simsion (a portion of the talk only)
5pm | East Stage | The Farm: Tom Rob Smith

Day 3: Monday 2 March

9.30am | West Stage | Rise and Fall: Tom Rachman
9.30am | East Stage | Capital: John Lanchester
10:45am | West Stage | Eventual Poppy Day: Libby Hathorn
10:45am | East Stage | Joan of Arc: Helen Castor
12pm | West Stage | Hello, Beautiful!: Hannie Rayson
12pm | East Stage | Dedication: Robert Dessaix
1.15pm | West Stage | Writing Fiction: Jenny Offill, Ceridwen Dovey
1.15pm | East Stage | The Grass Catcher:Ian Wedde
2.30pm | West Stage | The Doctors: Kooshyar Karimi, Terrence Holt
2.30pm | East Stage | Just Kids: Jonas T. Bengtsson, Heather O’Neill, Jerry Pinto
3.45pm | West Stage | On Collaboration: Julian Davies, Phil Day
3.45pm | East Stage | Legacy: Miranda Richmond Mouillot
5pm | West Stage | Poetry Reading: Barry Hill, Anne Kennedy, Omar Musa, Samuel Wagan Watson, Ian Wedde
5pm | East Stage | End Times: Ken Babstock, James Bradley, Michel Faber

Day 4: Tuesday 3 March

9.30am | West Stage | A Fig at the Gate: Kate Llewellyn
9.30am | East Stage | My Salinger Year: Joanna Rakoff
10:45am | West Stage | Baffin Island: Martha Baillie
10:45am | East Stage | Of Muse: Samuel Wagan Watson
12pm | West Stage | The Last Illusion: Porochista Khakpour
12pm | East Stage | Sexual Politics: Roxane Gay, Kooshyar Karimi
1.15pm | West Stage | The End of Love: Marcos Giralt Torrente
1.15pm | East Stage | Out There: Chris Flynn, Ellen van Neerven
2.30pm | West Stage | Lullabies for Little Criminals: Heather O’Neill
2.30pm | East Stage | The World Beneath: Cate Kennedy
3.45pm | West Stage | Some Here Among Us: Peter Walker
3.45pm | East Stage | Home of the Brave: Smith Henderson, Willy Vlautin
5pm | West Stage | This House of Grief: Helen Garner
5pm | East Stage | Oddfellows: Nicholas Shakespeare

Day 5: Wednesday 4 March

9.30am | West Stage | Margaret & Gough: Susan Mitchell
9.30am | East Stage | Where Song Began: Tim Low
10:45am | West Stage | Dept. of Speculation: Jenny Offill
10:45am | East Stage | Born Bad: James Boyce
12pm | West Stage | A Journey: Barry Hill, Ian Wedde
12pm | East Stage | Bad Feminist: Roxane Gay
1.15pm | West Stage | On Malice: Ken Babstock
1.15pm | East Stage | The Free: Willy Vlautin
2.30pm | West Stage | Em and the Big Hoom: Jerry Pinto
2.30pm | East Stage | Before and After: Esther Freud, Joan London
3.45pm | West Stage | Fathers and Sons: Jonas T. Bengtsson, Marcos Giralt Torrente
3.45pm | East Stage | Left Turn: Antony Loewenstein
5pm | West Stage | Jacks and Jokers: Matthew Condon
5pm | East Stage | The Hazel Rowley Memorial Lecture: David Marr

Day 6: Thursday 5 March

9.30am | West Stage | Angry Penguins: Betty Snowden, Samela Harris
9.30am | East Stage | The Bush: Don Watson
10:45am | West Stage | My Palestine: Leila Yusaf Chung, Antony Loewenstein
10:45am | East Stage | The Golden Age: Joan London
12pm | West Stage | By Boat, By Plane: Munjed Al Muderis, Cat Thao Nguyen
12pm | East Stage | Food Pioneers: Dan Barber
1.15pm | West Stage | St Kilda Blues: Geoff McGeachin
1.15pm | East Stage | Mr Mac and Me: Esther Freud
2.30pm | West Stage | Shorts: Angela Meyer, Cate Kennedy
2.30pm | East Stage | When the Night Comes: Favel Parrett
3.45pm | West Stage | Six Capitals: Jane Gleeson-White
3.45pm | East Stage | Cyclone Tracy: Sophie Cunningham
5pm | West Stage | Descent Into Hell: Peter Brune
5pm | East Stage | Peacemongers: Barry Hill