Penmanship live at the 2017 Canberra Writers Festival

Katharine Murphy interviewed by Andrew McMillen for the Penmanship podcast at 2017 Canberra Writers FestivalPenmanship host Andrew McMillen will be recording a conversation with Guardian Australia‘s political editor, Katharine Murphy, at the 2017 Canberra Writers Festival. They’ll discuss political journalism, daily reporting and the creative process, among other subjects.

Event Details

Date: Saturday 26th August 2017
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
Venue: Paperplate, National Library of Australia
Directions: Paperplate, Lower Ground 1, 25 Parkes Place West, Parkes ACT 2600 [Google Maps link]

Cost: Free, no bookings required.

Katharine Murphy is Guardian Australia‘s political editor. She has worked in Canberra’s parliamentary gallery for more than 20 years, starting at The Australian Financial Review, where she was Canberra chief of staff from 2001 to 2004. In 2004, Katharine moved to The Australian as a specialist writer until 2006, when she became national affairs correspondent at The Age. In 2008, she won the Paul Lyneham award for excellence in press gallery journalism, and has been a Walkley Award finalist twice: for digital journalism for her pioneering live politics blog, and for political commentary. She is a regular panelist on the ABC’s Insiders program, on ABC24’s The Drum, and Sky News Agenda. Katharine has worked at Guardian Australia since its inception in 2013.


If you’d like to book a live recording of Penmanship with a prominent Australian who works with words, please use the contact page to get in touch with host Andrew McMillen.