Australian short story publisher, Spineless Wonders is excited to be releasing the very first episode of Coffee Pod|cast and introducing your hosts, Emma Walsh and Ali Morris. Join Emma and Ali as each episode they select for you a microfiction, read by an actor, and then chat about it over their morning coffee.
In this first episode, they have chosen ‘Sanctuary’ read by Kate Fraser and recorded live at Little Fictions, a show performed in Sydney’s Knox Street Bar. ‘Sanctuary’ was written by Shady Cosgrove and is published in Landmarks, an anthology of prose poems and microfiction edited by Cassandra Atherton.
About the author
SHADY COSGROVE is the author of What the Ground Can’t Hold (Picador, 2013) and She Played Elvis (Allen and Unwin, 2009), which was shortlisted for the Australian Vogel Award. Her short fiction has appeared in Best Australian Stories, Overland, Antipodes, Southerly and other Spineless Wonders anthologies.
About the actor
KATE FRASER is a graduate of the Actors Centre Australia. Her theatre credits include Book of Days at New Theatre as well as Stop Kiss and Starlight Stories. More recently Kate has appeared in TV episodes of Home and Away, Janet King, and A Place to Call Home.
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.