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Backstory – 7 April 2021

Sarah Krasnostein (author of The Trauma Cleaner) talks about her new book, The Believer: Encounters With Love, Death And Faith.

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Backstory – 31 March 2021

Essayist Fiona McGregor and Stella Prize Judging Panel Chair Zoya Patel join the show.

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Backstory – 24 March 2021

An episode of Backstory on 24 March 2021

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Backstory – 17 March 2021

Fill-in host Rashelle McHugh interviews novelists Loraine Peck and Madeleine Ryan.

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Backstory – 10 March 2021

Martin McKenzie-Murray discusses his novel The Speechwriter.

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Backstory – 3 March 2021

Author Kavita Bedford tells Mel all about her new novel Friends And Dark Shapes.

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Backstory – 24 February 2021

Claire Thomas discusses her novel The Performance.

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Backstory – 17 February 2021

Author Adam Thompson joins the show to discuss his new short story collection Born Into This.

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Backstory – 10 February 2021

Mel's back! And Craig Munro joins her to chat about the new book Literary Lion Tamers.

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Backstory – 3 February 2021

Garry Disher discusses his latest novel, Consolation, with summer host Rashelle McHugh.

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About this program

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


The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.

https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion