11. Date With A Debut: Meg Vertigan on The Strong Dress with Nick Wasiliev

11. Date With A Debut: Meg Vertigan on The Strong Dress with Nick Wasiliev

10/26/2023

Welcome to the miniseries hosted by author, podcaster and book fanatic, Nick Wasiliev. This is Date With A Debut: shining a light on debut authors, their incredible books and their journeys to publication.

In our eleventh episode, Nick sits down with Meg Vertigan, author of The Strong Dress. They discuss the book, the dark world of experimental medical treatments that still persist to this day, capturing the world of trauma, Australia in the 1970s, and more.

TRIGGER WARNING: this podcast contains references to dangerous medical practices and assault. Listener discretion is advised.

BOOKS:
Debut Feature:

The Strong Dress by Meg Vertigan: https://booktopia.kh4ffx.net/9gx194

Other Books Mentioned:

Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier: https://booktopia.kh4ffx.net/k0QnQ0

Loaded by Christos Tsiolkas: https://booktopia.kh4ffx.net/Gmo6on

The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams: https://booktopia.kh4ffx.net/VmRrR6

FEATURE:

A Little Idea Podcast: https://www.nicholaswasiliev.com/podcasts

PRODUCTION NOTES:

Host: Nick Wasiliev

Guest: Meg Vertigan

Editing & Production: Nick Wasiliev

Podcast Theme: ‘Chill’ by Sakura Hz

Additional Credits: Dani Vee (Words & Nerds) and Paul McDonald (University of Newcastle). This podcast was recorded at the University of Newcastle Podcast Recording Studio (Awabakal).

© 2023 Nick Wasiliev and Breathe Art Holdings

‘Date With A Debut’ is a Words and Nerds and Breathe Art Podcasts co-production recorded and edited on Awabakal Country, and we pay our respects to all elders past and present.

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