159 Pixie Willo - Hooves and Sweat
In 1995, Pixie was one of the first women to be accepted into the British Racing school in Newmarket in the UK. She reflects on that time, and on the impact she may or may not have had on her industry. Pixie Willo is a writer, reviewer, voice actor and performance poet from the Blue Mountains. For the last three years Pixie has worked as a theatre reviewer and interviewer for the Stages theatre show on 2ser as well as creating audio packages for Gay Panic. She is currently a member of the Playwrights of Parramatta dramaturgical group at The Riverside Theatre and works as a creative writer for Entertainment Blue Mountains. Pixie has had two plays chosen for the Short and Sweet playwriting festival, and she also runs the Off-Beat poetry slam in the Blue Mountains and was a finalist in the 2013 National Poetry slam. She is in her final year Studying a BA in Theatre, Performance and Creative Writing at UNE. Queerstories is an LGBTQI+ storytelling night programmed by Maeve Marsden, with regular events around Australia. For Queerstories event dates, visit www.maevemarsden.com, and follow Queerstories on Facebook. The Queerstories book is published by Hachette Australia, and can be purchased from your favourite independent bookseller or on Booktopia. To support Queerstories, become a patron at www.patreon.com/ladysingsitbetter And for gay stuff and insomnia rants follow me - Maeve Marsden - on Twitter and Instagram.