S2 E7: Date With A Debut – Carly-Jay Metcalfe and Nick Wasiliev on Breath

S2 E7: Date With A Debut – Carly-Jay Metcalfe and Nick Wasiliev on Breath

6/14/2024

Date With A Debut is a podcast hosted by writer Nick Wasiliev: shining a light on debut authors, their incredible books and their journeys to publication.

For the seventh episode of series two, Nick sits down with Carly-Jay Metcalfe, author of Breath. They discuss the book, a childhood of living in hospital, surviving cancer, cystic fibrosis and a lung transplant, the value of humour to get through the hard times, and more.

TRIGGER WARNING: this podcast contains strong coarse language, strong themes and descriptions of surgery and addiction. Reader and listener discretion is advised.

BOOKS:

Debut Feature:
• Breath by Carly-Jay Metcalfe: https://booktopia.kh4ffx.net/Kjb7zx

Other Books Mentioned:
• Water by John Boyne: https://booktopia.kh4ffx.net/DKo73n
• Sufficient Grace by Amy Espeseth: https://booktopia.kh4ffx.net/rQMYXR

OTHER LINKS:

Register for DonateLife: https://www.donatelife.gov.au/

PRODUCTION NOTES:

Host: Nick Wasiliev
Guest: Carly-Jay Metcalfe
Editing & Production: Nick Wasiliev
Podcast Theme: ‘Chill’ by Sakura Hz
Production Code: 2:7
Episode Number: #20
Additional Credits: Dani Vee (Words & Nerds), Sarah Valle (University of Queensland Press)

© 2024 Nick Wasiliev and Breathe Art Holdings

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