In this episode, Emma and Ali discuss ‘Blue Light Disco’ written by Newcastle author, Kellie Hawkins and performed by Eleni Schumacher. Their chat ranges across topics from Brett Kavanaugh to ballet flats and they ask you to share your memories of primary school dances. Join the discussion on Facebook.

About the author

Kellie Hawkins is a writer from Newcastle, New South Wales. ‘Blue Light Disc0’ was a finalist in the 2016 Newcastle Writers Festival Microlit Award.  Kelli’s middle grade novel Miss Alice Einstein’s School for Talking Pets is longlisted in the 2018 CBCA Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program and she was the recipient of the Faber Academy’s Writing a Novel First Draft scholarship in 2016.


Presenters: Ali Morris and Emma Walsh
Producer: Bronwyn Mehan
Theme music: James Seymour

Coffee Pod|cast has been produced with the support of the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body and we wish to also acknowledge the support of Little Fictions by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund and the City of Sydney Matching Grants program.

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