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A show about books, stories, the craft of writing - and the people behind the lines.
Wednesday 12pm - 1pm. Presented by Melissa Cranenburgh.
Acclaimed local author Toni Jordan discusses her new novel Dinner With The Schnabels on the last-ever edition of Backstory.
Pip McGuiness discusses her new book, Skin Deep: The Inside Story Of Our Outer Selves.
Mel catches up with Robert Lukins to discuss his new novel Loveland.
An episode of Backstory on 9 March 2022
Melissa Manning discusses Smokehouse, her short story collection, which recently won the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Fiction.
An episode of Backstory on 16 February 2022
An episode of Backstory on 9 February 2022
Mel talks to Jessica Au about her second novel, Cold Enough for Snow.
Proud Kaytetye woman and Common Ground CEO Rona Glynn-McDonald discusses a piece she wrote for House Of Darwin about about her love for her hometown of Mparntwe. She also reflects on what it…
Hear all about new book The Things We See In the Light with author Amal Awad.
Sugar Town Queens author Malla Nunn joins fill-in host Elsie Lange.
An episode of Backstory on 5 January 2022
Fi Wright fills in and catches up with Melissa Manning and Ruth McIver.
Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen chats books with fill-in host Elsie Lange.
Fill-in host Elsie Lange talks to novelist Michael Fitzgerald.
Fill-in host Elsie Lange chats to authors Ashley Hay and Laura Elizabeth Woollett.
Fill-in host Elsie Lange talks to Inga Simpson about her new novel The Last Woman In The World.
Fill-in host Elsie Lange talks to Diana Reid about her debut novel Love And Virtue.
Acclaimed writer Hannah Kent discusses her new novel Devotion with fill-in host Elsie Lange.
Delia Falconer talks about her new essay collection, Signs And Wonders, with fill-in host Elsie Lange.
Elsie Lange filling in for Mel Cranenberg
Michelle de Kretser, twice winner of the Miles Franklin Award, discusses her new novel Scary Monsters.
Join Mel for a special live-stream In Conversation with writer Tony Birch. They'll discuss his latest collection of short stories Dark As Last Night.
Krissy Kneen discusses her new memoir The Three Burials Of Lotty Kneen'.
Jacquie Byron discusses her debut novel Happy Hour.
Mel chats to Miles Allinson about his second novel, In Moonland.
An episode of Backstory on 22 September 2021
Krissy Kneen talks about her memoir, The Three Burials Of Lotty Kneen: Travels With My Grandmother’s Ashes.
Elizabeth McCarthy, Fi Wright and Lara Shearer spread from literary Radiothon cheer with Mel.
Mark Brandi talks about his new novel The Others.
Amani Haydar chats about her memoir The Mother Wound.
Allee Richards tells us all about her debut novel Small Joys Of Real Life.
Learn all about new novel The Other Half of You with author Michael Mohammed Ahmad.
An episode of Backstory on 28 July 2021
An episode of Backstory on 21 July 2021 presented by Simona Castricum filling in for Mel Cranenburgh
Larissa Behrendt has a longform conversation about her new novel After Story.
An episode of Backstory on 7 July 2021
Award-winning author Sarah Krasnostein discusses her new book, The Believer.