In this episode of Coffee Pod|cast it’s Emma’s turn to choose a microfiction to listen to and discuss. Her pick is ‘Taken’ by Michelle Wright. The narration by Alex Williams was recorded in front of a live audience at Little Fictions in Knox St Bar, Chippendale. Listen in, join the discussion on Facebook and don’t forget to subscribe on your favourite podcast platform.‘Taken’ was published in Flashing The Square (Spineless Wonders, 2014) an anthology of microlit.

About the author

Michelle Wright writes short stories and flash fiction. She’s won the Age (2012), Alan Marshall (2014) and Grace Marion Wilson (2013) Awards, and the Writers Victoria Templeberg Fellowship (2013). In 2013, she was placed second in the Bridport Prize for Flash Fiction. Her debut collection, Fine was published in 2016.

About the actor

Alex Williams is an actor and singer with a flair for comedy. He performed in Sydney and Adelaide Fringe Festivals with the Sexy Tales Comedy Collective, performing wickedly comic plays by Patrick Lenton.  He has also recently taken his hand to screen writing and acting in web published series and short films.

Show credits

Presented by Ali Morris and Emma Walsh.

Theme music by James Seymour.

Produced by Bronwyn Mehan.

This podcast project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body and we wish to acknowledge the support of Little Fictions by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund and the City of Sydney Matching Grants program.