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Backstory – 20 May 2020

Mel catches up with author Laura Jean McKay and new Overland editors Evelyn Araluen and Jonathan Dunk.

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Backstory – 13 May 2020

An episode of Backstory on 13 May 2020

Episode

Backstory – 6 May 2020

Hear about self-help memoir 'Bad Yogi' with author Alice Williams and the Yarra Valley Writers Festival with playwright Hannie Rayson.

Episode

Backstory – 29 April 2020

Siobhan Fitzgerald discusses 'The Good Bits', then Stella Glorie tells us about her 'Thirty Books' YouTube review channel.

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Episode

Backstory – 22 April 2020

Learn all about 'The Dictionary of Lost Words' with author Pip Williams.

Episode

Backstory – 15 April 2020

Ronnie Scott tells us about his book 'The Adversary', then Jane Rawson of Read Tasmania joins the show.

Episode

Backstory – 8 April 2020

Nicola Watson tell us about 'Welcome To The Bunker Baby', then Anna Blackie gives us the lowdown on 'How to Adult'.

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Backstory – 1 April 2020

An episode of Backstory on 1 April 2020

Episode

Backstory – 25 March 2020

Wayne Marshall tells us about his novel 'Shirl'.

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Episode

Backstory – 18 March 2020

Presented by Meaghan Weiley filling in for Mel Cranenburgh

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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