Interviews and Press

Online: Interview #147 — Jinghua Qian, Liminal, 7 September 2020, by Maddee Clark with illustrations by Viet-My Bui.

Drawing of a face wearing glasses, coloured green, on a background of red flowing lines.
Jinghua Qian by Viet-My Bui.

Online: NüProfile: Jinghua Qian on why ‘China-watching’ is problematic, and un-belonging in Australia, NüVoices, 30 September 2020, by Annabelle Jarrett and edited by Jessie Lau.

Podcast: The Wind Down Episode 23, Swinburne Journalism, 17 October 2021, presented and produced by Angus Delaney with the Axial Times team. We chatted about the games industry in China clamping down on queer representation and expression.

Online: Underpaid, exploited, revolutionary: how freelance writers in Australia battled the pandemic, Pulp, 11 October 2021, by Robbie Mason.

Radio: Going underground in the Wuhan punk scene, Arvos, Double J, 14 July 2021, presented by Tim Shiel with producer Dylan Saville.

Podcast: FCAC Radio S2E7: Jinghua Qian: Writing, eroticism and digital sex, Footscray Community Arts Centre, 28 April 2021, presented by Vyshnavee Wijekumar.

Radio and online: Senator Eric Abetz’s controversial questions about loyalty rattle Chinese communities in Australia, ABC, 22 October 2020, by Bang Xiao and Stephen Dziedzic.

Television and online: Report reveals racist abuse experienced by Asian Australians during coronavirus pandemic, 7.30, ABC, 23 July 2020, presented by Jason Om.

Podcast: Life Under Lockdown, Transdemic podcast episode three, 19 July 2020, by Sam Elkin, Gemma Cafarella and Darcy O’Connell.

Online: Critics step aside in show of solidarity for greater diversity in media, NITV News, 28 June 2020, by Nadine Silva.

Online: Profile in Correspondences newsletter, 5 April 2020, by Emma Thomson.

Radio: Cosmetic surgery and the Asian face: Whose beauty ideal?, Life Matters, ABC, 9 July 2015, presented by Natasha Mitchell with producer Isabelle Summerson.

Online/audio: Profile and performance of poem ‘Leaving traces’ for National Young Writers’ Month, 29 June 2015, by Izzy Roberts-Orr.

Press for Underfoot

Radio: Sense of Place: Jinghua Qian and Liz Crash, Footscray, Blueprint, ABC Radio National, 10 October 2020, presented by Jonathan Green with producer Lisa Divissi.

Radio: Liz Crash and Jinghua Qian on Underfoot, Tuesday Breakfast, 3CR, 22 September 2020, presented by Genevieve Siggins and the Tuesday Breakfast team.

Print: There’s great stories underfoot, Maribyrnong and Hobson’s Bay Star Weekly, 8 July 2020, p 10, by Benjamin Millar. Also online on 12 August 2020.

Print: My Place, Maribyrnong and Hobson’s Bay Star Weekly, 27 January 2021, p 11, by Goya Dmytryshchak.

Photo: Joe Mastrolanni for Star Weekly.