‘It happens everyday and yet it is so profound.’ In this episode, Ali and Emma discuss the marvel of birth and the magic of microliterature which shows us a world in so few words. Listen to Eleni Schumacher reading Christine Howe’s ‘Sea Womb’ and join the discussion on the Coffee Pod|cast Facebook page.

‘Sea Womb’ is published in the microlit anthology, Shuffle edited by Cassandra Atherton.

About The Author

CHRISTINE HOWE is a writer and academic who teaches at the University of Wollongong. Her poetry has appeared in Cordite
and Law, Text, Culture, and her first novel, Song in the Dark, was published by Penguin.

About The Actor

ELENI SCHUMACHER trained at Atlantic Acting School (NYC), has appeared on Foxtel’s A Place to Call Home and is due to appear in Black B*tch (ABC), as well as a schools tour for Echelon Productions in 2019. Eleni recently completed a tour across Australia, NZ and Hong Kong with Poetry In Action.


Presenters: Ali Morris and Emma Walsh
Producer: Bronwyn Mehan
Theme music: James Seymour
Production Assistant: Hannah Oakshott

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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