In this week's episode of From the Lighthouse, Michelle talks to award-winning short story writer, Michelle Cahill, about 'A Wall of Water' from the short story collection Letter to Pessoa. The two Michelles talk about the power of little worlds and just what a short story can do.
This week, Stephanie, Michelle and Jimmy Zoomed up to discuss Kazuo Ishiguro's latest novel, Klara and the Sun. Is it a brilliant but messy work, a difficult but rewarding experience, or an emotional but somewhat flawed masterpiece? Join them as they discuss this highly divisive novel.
Dr Thomas Baudinette is a Lecturer in the Department of Media, Communications, Creative Arts, Language and Literature, and is an anthropoligst who specialises in Asian queer cultures. He joins Dr Stephanie Russo to discuss his research into Japanese Boys Love, Thai Boys Love, and K-Pop.
To find out more about Dr Thomas Baudinette, visit his PURE profile https://researchers.mq.edu.au/en/persons/tom-baudinette and personal webpage https://thomasbaudinette.wordpress.com/.
Join Dr Stephanie Russo, Dr Michelle Hamadache and Dr Jimmy Van for a discussion on the French film Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2018).
Join Michelle as she talks with prize-winning author, Intan Paramaditha, to discuss her novel, The Wandering. Intan Paramaditha was nominated for the Stella Prize in Australia and awarded the Tempo Best Literary Fiction in Indonesia, English PEN Translates Award, and PEN/ Heim Translation Fund Grant from PEN America. She is the author of the short story collection Apple and Knife and the editor of Deviant Disciples: Indonesian Women Poets, part of the Translating Feminisms series of Tilted Axis Press in the UK. She holds a PhD from New York University and teaches media and film studies at Macquarie University, Sydney.
Join Michelle Hamadache as she talks to Randa Abdel-Fattah, award winning writer and activist, about her very first novel, Does My Head Look Big in This? Randa will be appearing at this year's Sydney Writer's Festival: https://www.swf.org.au/writers/randa-abdel-fattah/