Ep 462: Meet Ed Ayres, author of the beautiful memoir ‘Whole Notes’

Meet Ed Ayres, author of the beautiful memoir Whole Notes. We have big news! Plus, it's your last chance to enter to win our massive holiday reading 15-book pack!

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Writer in residence: Ed Ayres

Ed Ayres is a writer, musician and broadcaster. He was born on the White Cliffs of Dover and began playing music when he was six years old. He studied music in Manchester, Berlin and London, played professionally in the UK and Hong Kong and moved to Australia in 2003.

Ed is the presenter of ABC Classic's Weekend Breakfast. Ed has written four books: Cadence, about his journey by bicycle from England to Hong Kong with only a violin for company; Danger Music, describing his year teaching music in Afghanistan; Sonam and the Silence, a children's book about the importance of music; and his latest memoir Whole Notes. Ed's books have been shortlisted for several prestigious awards, including the Prime Minister's Literary Awards.

Ed was born Emma and transitioned just before his fiftieth birthday. Better late than never.

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Here is the Spotify playlist of all the music mentioned in Whole Notes by Ed Ayres

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