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FD Monday 30 May 2011: Penguin Plays Rough with Anna Perera
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This week more from the Sydney Writer’s Festival.

Final Draft’s Neda Vanovac catches up with Pip Smith, founder of Penguin Play Rough, the popular monthly event that offers writers a forum for reading their short fiction. They chat about being as silly, as crazy and as free as you want with writing.

And we speak with young adult author, Anna Perera, about her latest book on the slums of Egypt ‘The Glass Collector’ and ask her why children should read about difficult subjects

Anna, Perera, 'The Glass Collector,' published by HarperCollins - interviewed by Jeanavive McGregor

Pip Smith founder of 'Penguin Plays Rough' - interviews and production by Neda Venovac.

Music – “Come North With Me Baby, Wow” by Belles Will Ring (regular performers at Penguin Plays Rough.

Listen to two examples of the wonderful writing antics at these PPR soirees below:

Unfortunately, I Can’t Completely Disregard The Christian God by David Finnigan (8.40 mins)

A Story Response by Amelia Schmidt (5.44 mins)

For more click here: Penguin Plays Rough







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