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Episode
10 April 2019

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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Episode
3 April 2019

Backstory – 3 April 2019

Mel catches up with novelist Kate Richards about her debut novel Fusion and writer/critic Mel Campbell reviews Annaleese Jochem's novel Baby.

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Episode
27 March 2019

Backstory – 27 March 2019

An episode of Backstory on 27 March 2019

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Episode
20 March 2019

Backstory – 20 March 2019

Editor Louise Swinn and contributors Amy Gray and Monica Dux tell us about their powerful new collection of writing.
And learn how to get involved with the Fitzroy Writers Festival with City of…

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Episode
13 March 2019

Backstory – 13 March 2019

Mel chats to novelist Alice Robinson and Lindsay magazine editor Beth Wilkinson.

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Episode
6 March 2019

Backstory – 6 March 2019

An episode of Backstory on 6 March 2019

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Episode
27 February 2019

Backstory – 27 February 2019

Danish author Mads Peder Nordbo talks about his arctic crime thriller The Girl Without Skin. Local author Ella Holcombe is also a guest following the recent release of her YA fiction piece about…

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Episode
20 February 2019

Backstory – 20 February 2019

Sonia Orchard tells us about her new novel, Into the Fire, and Matters Journal editor Megan Anderson chats about their new issue.

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Episode
13 February 2019

Backstory – 13 February 2019

This week on Backstory, Melbourne-based author Emily Brewin talks about her new novel Small Blessings. Mel is also joined by Charlie Turnbull, co-producer and co-director of the Bikes Of Wrath film, which…

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Episode
6 February 2019

Backstory – 6 February 2019

An episode of Backstory on 6 February 2019

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Backstory

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