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Making radio waves – Robyn Ravlich

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The strange art of making radio. Acclaimed radio poet Robyn Ravlich launches memoir

Robyn spent 35 years making features and documentaries for the national broadcaster.

Skywriting – making radio wavesis her entertaining, insightful memoir of an award-winning radio career. Robyn was a poet and performance artist before she joined the ABC in the 1970s. Her memoir is a captivating story of contemporary Australian cultural life and a personal biography of an acclaimed ‘radio poet’, giving insight into the making of her distinctive radio features and documentaries.

Robyn’s radio work is renowned for vividly conveying ideas, personalities, and places. Skywriting takes us from the youthful foment that rocked the ABC in the 70s, to the age of podcasting.

It’s a love letter to the radio feature, a unique form of storytelling that has explored and contributed to shaping our culture, a story not previously told.

Book launch events in Sydney and Melbourne

Sydney ABC investigative reporter Sarah Ferguson will launch the book and join Robyn Ravlich ‘in Conversation’

Sunday 30 June 2019 3.30pm for a 4.00pm start at Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe RSVP: [email protected]

Phone (02) 9660 2333

Melbourne Writer and broadcaster Ramona Koval will join Robyn Ravlich ‘in Conversation’

Thursday 4 July 2019 6.00 pm for a 6.30 pm start at Readings, State Library of Victoria Russell Street entrance

Free, but please book

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