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Notre Dame Fire, April 15, 2019 – live interview with MSNBC

Apr. 22, 2019 by

On April 15, 2019, fire broke out at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Listen in here to Madeleine O’Dea’s live interview with MSNBC.

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Writer in Residence at the Cité Internationale des Arts

Feb. 26, 2019 by

Madeleine is currently writer in residence at the Australia Council’s Keesing Studio at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. She will be in residence from February 2019 to August 2019 and can be contacted via this website.

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The Phoenix Years out now in the UK

Feb. 18, 2019 by

The Phoenix Years has now been published in the United Kingdom. Click here for details

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“The Phoenix Years” is out today in Nth America – in paperback!

Nov. 13, 2018 by

The Phoenix Years: Art, Resistance, and the Making of Modern China was published in paperback in the US and Canada on September 13, 2018. To learn more about the book read Madeleine’s recent interview with NüVoices. To buy click here.

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“Getting under the skin of history” – a conversation with NüVoices

Nov. 12, 2018 by

Madeleine spoke to Joanna Chiu of NüVoices about journalism, memoir, Chinese artists and a nation’s transformation. Click here to read

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Madeleine joins the Women’s Media Center’s community of experts on SheSource

Jul. 26, 2018 by

Madeleine has joined the Women’s Media Center’s community of experts on SheSource. Her profile can be viewed here.

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Auckland Writers Festival 2018

Mar. 17, 2018 by

Madeleine participated in multiple sessions at the Auckland Writers Festival. Listen in to her discussion about the life of a foreign correspondent with Mike McRoberts & Francis Wade or her pre-festival interview with Radio NZ (links under Speaking tab)

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In conversation with The American Scholar

Jan. 18, 2018 by

In conversation with Stephanie Bastek for The American Scholar’s podcast. Listen here.

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The Phoenix Years awarded Alex Buzo Shortlist Prize at the 2017 Nib Literary Awards

Nov. 27, 2017 by

The Phoenix Years was awarded the Alex Buzo Shortlist Prize in the 2017 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Awards on November 23. Click here for more on the awards.

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The Phoenix Years published in North America

Nov. 10, 2017 by

The Phoenix Years was published in Nth America on October 3. Check here for details of the US book tour and here for reviews.