Laura Jean McKay - "When We Look At Animals We Are Allowed To Wonder Again."


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May 19 2020 44 mins  
Laura Jean McKay is the author of Holiday in Cambodia (Black Inc. 2013), shortlisted for three national book awards in Australia. Her work appears in Meanjin, Overland, Best Australian Stories, The Saturday Paper, and The North American Review. Laura is a lecturer in creative writing at Massey University, with a PhD from the University of Melbourne focusing on literary animal studies. She is the 'animal expert' presenter on ABC Listen's Animal Sound Safari. Ahead of the release of her book, 'The Animals In That Country' Ben and Nick sat down with Laura to discuss the book, the research into animal communication, the long road to its creation and more. Books mentioned in this podcast: 'The Animals in That Country' by Laura Jean McKay--> bit.ly/2UHVBFS Hosts: Ben Hunter & Nick Wasiliev Guest: Laura Jean McKay Producer: Nick Wasiliev