Ashley Kalagian Blunt is the author of How to Be Australian, and My Name Is Revenge. Her writing has been published widely. An award-winning speaker, she has a Master of Research in creative writing. Originally from Canada, she lived and worked in South Korea, Mexico and Peru before moving to Sydney, Australia. She lives with chronic illness.
Ashley’s Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Books: My Name is Revenge, How to be an Australian
Consequences of Denial by Aida Alayarian
German extermination of the Herero and Namaqua peoples of Western Africa
Don’t Look Up, (2021, Netflix) Adam McKay, Director, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett
James and Ashley Stay at Home podcast on Apple
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)
Episode # 9 The Healing Power of Creativity with Karin Foxwell, Art Therapist
Sarah Sentilles, Stranger Care: A Memoir of Loving What Isn’t Ours
David Husk Wanbli Weiden, Winter Counts
Wind River, (2017) Taylor Sheridan, Director, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Graham Greene, Gil Birmingham
“Humans are not ideally set up to understand logic; they are ideally set up to understand stories.” ~ Roger C. Shank, Cognitive Scientist
I’m so passionate about stories that I created the Story-Power podcast and Patreon communities so I’d have an excuse to talk story with other story lovers. If you’re passionate about stories too, and want to talk about what you’ve learned from your favorites, come join me at patreon.com/StoryPower.
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