Elizabeth Flux is Editor At Large for the Melbourne City of Literature Office and an award-winning author whose fiction and non-fiction has been widely published. In this long-form interview, she discusses her recent non-fiction piece ‘Doctored Results’, published in this year’s Autumn edition of Meanjin. The piece reflects on her experience as a student in Australia’s medical industry, the lack of mental health support and the pressure of success in this realm.
Please note: This episode includes references to suicide and suicide ideation. Please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Switchboard Victoria on 1800 729 367 if this conversation brings up any issues for you.
With Presenter Fi Wright filling in for Mel Cranenburgh.
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A show about books, stories, the craft of writing - and the people behind the lines.
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