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Feb 29, 2012

In this episode Lorin Clarke and Alicia Sometimes speak to Michael Sala, Chris Wallace-Crabbe and Djoymi Baker.

Michael Sala disucsses his new book, The Last Thread, an insight into his chidhood, his family and growing up between Australia and the Netherlands. Michael speaks about writing his autobiography in the third person and the freedom it gave him to write openly.

Chris Wallace-Crabbe talks about Australian Poetry, an organisation launched last year in a merge between the Australian Poetry Centre and Poets Union. Chris also speaks a bit about his career and treats us to a reading of his poem Do I sleep or am I slept?

Dr Djoymi Baker talks about ACMI’s Sex, Lies & Television Screens evening. Djoymi was on the panel along with Josh Kinal, John Richards and Emily Maguire and they discussed everything from Dexter to Game of Thrones as they looked at the abundance of blood and bare skin now filling our television screens.