Rebekah Chan, Coco Richter (Brooke Richter), Nancy KW Leung and Alex Dunn (Kathy Dunn) discuss some of the issues facing women in writing and introduce some works that have inspired them. They begin by introducing and reading from their most recent work.
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Hong Kong Writers Circle podcast Episode 26: Women in Writing 2017
00:00 - Introduction
01:20 - Interview and reading with Coco Richter
09:40 - Interview and reading with Nancy KW Leung
16:00 - Interview and reading with Alex Dunn
27:30 - Interlude: Grey Roses by Dazie Mae
30:10 - Rebekah Chan reads
34:50 - Homme de plume - discussion
42:50 - Earthsea - discussion
65:30 - Sh*tty first drafts - discussion
73:10 - The beauty of being a misfit - discussion
82:30 - Copyright information
Tempting the Dragon by Coco Richter (Amazon)
Sweet and Sour by Nancy KW Leung (EJ Insight)
The Demon Magician by Alex Dunn (Amazon)
Afterness anthology edited by Rebekah Chan (Facebook)
Coco Richter's website
Alex Dunn's website
Homme de plume (article by Catherine Nichols) - chosen by Nancy
Earthsea (series of novels by Ursula K Le Guin - chosen by Alex Dunn
Bird by Bird (book by Anne Lamott) - chosen by Coco
The beauty of being a misfit (TED talk by Lidia Yuknavitch) - chosen by Rebekah
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The Hong Kong Writers Circle podcast Episode 26: Women in Writing 2017 was hosted by Rebekah Chan and produced by SCC Overton.
For more information about this podcast and all of our other activities, please visit our website: hkwriterscircle.com
This podcast featured Tempting the Dragon by Coco Richter published by Inkstone Books;
The Demon Magician by Alex Dunn published by The Red Telephone;
Sweet and Sour by Nancy KW Leung, available at ejinsight.com;
Things that Have Happened Since Starting the CityU MFA (Polyamorous) by Rebekah Chan from the collection Afterness: Literature From the New Transnational Asia edited by Rebekah Chan, Gregg Schroeder, Jenn Chan Lyman, Quenntis Ashby and Amanda Webster, published by After-Party Press;
Homme de Plume: What I Learned Sending My Novel Out Under a Male Name by Catherine Nichols, available at jezebel.com;
The Earthsea series by Ursula K Le Guin from various publishers;
Sh*tty First Drafts from Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott published by Anchor; and
The Beauty of Being a Misfit by Lidia Yuknavitch, available at ted.com for which the audio was sourced from YouTube.
The music was Jingle Jazz by Quantum Jazz from the album End of Line, used under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 licence.
The interlude music was Grey Roses by Dazie Mae from the album, Seasonal Affective Disorder used under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License.
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Thanks as always to Katrina Teh for the podcast artwork.