Here at Writing NSW, we love listening to podcasts, especially when they are on writing! Have you been feeling a little uninspired, or just want to know more about your favourite authors? See the list below for our roundup of entertaining and insightful Australian writing podcasts.
Words and Nerds
Words & Nerds Podcast chats to authors exploring the social and political influences of the writing, the writing process and how literature has the power to change the world.
If you’re keen to support the Australian publishing scene, then this podcast is perfect for you! Focussing entirely on fiction titles written by Australian authors, you’ll be surprised at the depth of talent right on our doorstep!
James and Ashley Stay at Home
Hosted by writer James McKenzie Watson and author Ashley Kalagian Blunt, this podcast focusses on writing and health, looking at both from a variety of angles.
Their episodes features interviews with a variety of Australian authors of fiction and non-fiction, such as Lee Kofman and Anna Downes.
Writes4Women is all about celebrating women’s voices and supporting women’s rights. It’s about writing the voice, reading the voice and being the voice. It’s where women are invited to take up as much space as they want and we do!
Every week co-hosts author, Pamela Cook and podcaster, Kel Butler interview an outstanding female, trans or non-binary author about their books, process and life.
Better Reading Podcast
Established in 2017, Stories Behind the Story podcast takes listeners behind the scenes to hear about the dramatic personal experiences that inspire authors. Spotlighting everyone from debut authors to the biggest names in publishing, host Cheryl Akle’s wide ranging and engaging conversational style encourages authors to open up about themselves and their writing, making for fascinating listening.