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Backstory – 12 June 2019

Bren MacDibble tells us about The Dog Runner. Plus, we hear from Glen Eira Storytelling Festival Festival Director Suzanne Olb.

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Episode

Backstory – 5 June 2019

Fiona McGregor tells us about her new novel. Plus, Katy Smyrk pops past to review two books.

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Backstory – 29 May 2019

An episode of Backstory on 29 May 2019

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Episode

Backstory – 22 May 2019

Wayne Macauley tells us about his novel and Emerging Writers Festival Artistic Director Izzy Roberts-Orr gives us the rundown of the festival's program.

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Episode

Backstory – 15 May 2019

Mel talks to 2019 Nature Writing Prize co-winner Jenny Sinclair and author Alice Robinson about her novel 'The Glad Shout'.

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Episode

Backstory – 8 May 2019

Writer Melanie Cheng chats about her new novel. Plus, Julie Ganner and Sarah Runcie drop in to discuss inclusive publishing.

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Episode

Backstory – 1 May 2019

Two chats about new novels: one from Andrea Goldsmith and another from the one and only Melina Marchetta.

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Episode

Backstory – 24 April 2019

Hear from Susan Hurley about her new novel, Eight Lives.

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Episode

Backstory – 17 April 2019

We hear from novelist Peggy Frew and Clunes Booktown Festival Festival Programmer Louise Permezel.

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Episode

Backstory – 10 April 2019

Graeme Simsion is a special guest regarding his new novel The Rosie Result - the final in the widely acclaimed Rosie trilogy.

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Backstory

A show about books, stories, the craft of writing - and the people behind the lines.