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Episode
8 May 2019

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
1 May 2019

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
24 April 2019

Backstory – 24 April 2019

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

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Episode
17 April 2019

Backstory – 17 April 2019

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

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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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Backstory

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