Today our featured book segment is brought to you by Scribner and we are delighted to be talking to Anne Casey Hardy about her new collection of stories CAUTIONARY TALES FOR EXCITABLE GIRLS.
Anne Casey-Hardy was born in Fremantle and grew up in Melbourne as the eldest of seven children. She won the 2018 Peter Carey Short Story Award, was shortlisted for the 2019 VU/Overland Short Story Prize and was awarded a 2021 Varuna Residential Fellowship. Her short stories and poetry have been published in Meanjin Quarterly, Island Magazine, Overland Journal, Westerly Magazine and several anthologies.
Anne has previously worked as a research librarian and advocate for families of premature babies, and her work in this area has been published in various medical journals. She lives with her husband in Melbourne’s west, on Bunurong land.
Anne’s writing advice:
- Write joyfully – from Tegan Bennett Daylight
- Abomination by Ashley Goldberg
- The Cane by Maryrose Cuskelly,
- The Confessions of Frannie Langton, Sara Collins
Kate and Katherine discuss:
- The Liars by Petronella McGovern
- Allure and Illusions: My Seven Year-old, Me, and the Cult of Gymnastics by Alison Wisdom
- The Artists Way by Julia Cameron
- The Seven Skins of Esther Wilding by Holly Ringland
- Time and Tide in Sarejavo by Bronwyn Birdsall
- The Writer Laid Bare by Lee Kofman
- Unf*ck your brain (podcast) with Kara Loewentheil
- Losing 100 Pounds (podcast) with Corinna Crabtree
- Stranger Things (tv show)
- Bad Sisters (tv show)
First Friday with Kate Mildenhall and Writing NSW, Friday 7th October, Free and online