More Than A Whelan

Jessica Alice

Episode Summary

Sean is thrilled to lean into it and have a cerebral discussion with Jessica Alice about all things writing and also pay special tribute to Kat Muscat. Jessica Alice is a writer, broadcaster, artistic programmer and newly appointed director of Writers SA.

Episode Notes

Sean is thrilled to lean into it and have a cerebral discussion with Jessica Alice about all things writing and they also both pay special tribute to Kat Muscat. Jessica Alice is a writer, broadcaster, artistic programmer and newly appointed director of Writers SA.
Sean starts the show by reading a poem called UHF. A poem commissioned by Dear Everybody Collective.
Jessica Alice talks about her new position as newly appointed director of Writers SA. And also about the Kat Muscat Fellowship and the newly published collection of Kat's work titled Defiance, Feminism, Empathy: The Writings of Kat Muscat.

Jessica Alice takes on the More Than a Challenge and reads a new poem inspired by the following creative prompts.

Driverless Cars - I can't remember who supplied this creative prompt! Sorry! If it was you give me a yell and I'll give you a shout out.
Arctic - Cameron Semmens.

Sean reads a poem inspired by the following creative prompts.

Prompts -
Rebecca Vespertine - Cigarette butts and confetti

Cameron Semmens - Crow has been standing on my face.

Fee Sievers - picture of a peacock at Montsalvat.

Mark Ireland - Well dressed cowboys.

??? - Tarot (sorry this prompt was from a while ago and again I can't remember who supplied it. LOL. Was it you?)
Penny Ulmer- The Kafka diaries, February 12, 1922, I have loved this for years, particularly this:
The gesture of rejection with which I was forever met did not mean: 'I do not love you' but 'You cannot love me, much as you would like to; you are unhappily in love with your love for me, but your love for me is not in love with you'.

In the World of Whelan segment Sean discusses his upcoming gig performing at Cafe Philosophique De La Mort. Tickets available now.

Jessica Alice closes the show by reading a remarkable piece of writing by the late Kat Muscat called So Your Dick Isn't Perpetually Hard. Which is also included in the newly released publication by Express Media, Defiance, Feminism, Empathy: The Writings of Kat Muscat.