Shakespeare Who?

by Jill Damatac-Futter and Maxine Sibihwana

Can we read something else? Cambridge University grad students Jill Damatac-Futter and Maxine Sibihwana are making their own canon as writers and readers (they're in the Master's in Creative Writing programme) and bring on special guests to chat about all things books, publishing, diversity, decolonisation, and the art of writing. 
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Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E03 - It's a Panoramic! Reading and writing during COVID-19

    S01 E03 - It's a Panoramic! Reading and writing during COVID-19

    In their third episode, Maxine and Jill come back from a months-long hiatus, a.k.a. trying to read and write during a global pandemic. They talk about books they have (and haven't) read, how they have (or haven't) been writing, an...

    May 24 2021
    May 24 2021
    42:22
  • S01 E02 - Our Trash Is Our Treasure

    S01 E02 - Our Trash Is Our Treasure

    In this second episode, Jill and Maxine are talking TRASH BOOKS! Sarah Coquillat of @bookishandblack on Instagram joins to talk about reading guilty pleasures, our fave guilty pleasure reads, why they're actually not trash, and th...

    Oct 08 2020
    Oct 08 2020
    01:01:34
  • S01 E01 - Eyes on the Booker Prize: Longlist Edition

    S01 E01 - Eyes on the Booker Prize: Longlist Edition

    In this first episode, Jill and Maxine are all about diversity in book prizes, writing prizes, and how to navigate both as a reader and writer, especially with the release of the 2020 Booker Prize Longlist. Their first guest is Dr...

    Sep 09 2020
    Sep 09 2020
    43:25