This episode of Conversations with Friends is with Ashley Kalagian Blunt and Sheila Ngoc Pham.
Ashley Kalagian Blunt is the author of How to Be Australian, and My Name Is Revenge, which was shortlisted for the 2019 Woollahra Digital Literary Award, and was a finalist in the 2018 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award. Her writing appears in Griffith Review, Sydney Review of Books, the Sydney Morning Herald, and more. She co-hosts the podcast James and Ashley Stay at Home, which explores writing, creativity and health.
Sheila Ngoc Pham is a writer, editor and producer working in radio, print, online and film. She has written for a wide range of literary and mainstream publications with recent work in Running Dog, Griffith Review, Sydney Review of Books and The New York Times, as well as publications by the State Library of NSW and Museum of Contemporary Art. She is currently a judge for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. She has held digital and editorial roles at the ABC and continues to produce documentaries and stories for ABC Radio National, most recently Tongue Tied and Fluent, a five-part series exploring multilingualism in Australia.
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The Conversations with Friends series is supported by the City of Melbourne COVID-19 Arts Grants.