the creative life podcast with Lisa Dempster

The Creative Life Podcast Episode Six

My guest is Lisa Dempster. Lisa is Festival Director/CEO of the Melbourne Writers Festival and was previously the Director/CEO of the Emerging Writers’ Festival. Lisa has been a literary figure for many years as a professional writer, editor and former publisher of Vignette Press. Lisa has travelled widely in search of literary and other adventures and our discussion is full of references to these, festival life, blogging and much more. She is the author of Neon Pilgrim, which is no longer in print.

Subjects Discussed

Books Mentioned

The Magic Faraway Tree and The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton
The Trixie Belden detective series by Julie Campbell
Tracks by Robyn Davidson
Wild by Cheryl Strayed

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Karen Andrews

Karen Andrews is the creator of this website, one of the most established and well-respected parenting blogs in the country. She is also an author, award-winning writer, poet, editor and publisher at Miscellaneous Press. Her latest book is Trust the Process: 101 Tips on Writing and Creativity