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Emerging Writers Festival interview – Art Smitten

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With the 2019 Emerging Writers Festival imminent, Art Smitten co-hosts Arnie and Sim caught-up with Artistic Director – and former SYN presenter – Izzy Roberts-Orr about her decade-long involvement with the Festival, its colourful promotional artwork (pictured above), its international connections, and which poet she’d most like to have a coffee with.



The Emerging Writers Festival officially begins this Wednesday, June 19th. For more information, head to, or search @emergingwriters on social media.

Segment originally aired Wednesday, June 13th. Produced by Tom Parry.

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