Items tagged “Backstory”
Backstory: Donna Ward On Being A “Spinster”
Author Donna Ward shatters the stereotypes surrounding being a single woman, or “spinster”, in her new book, an essay collection entitled She I Dare Not Name: A spinster’s meditations on life, based…
Tim Thorpe tells the Breakfasters about his 30 years of broadcasting
Tim Thorpe tells the Breakfasters what it's been like presenting 'Vital Bits' on Triple R for 30 years.
Helen Garner in Conversation on Backstory
Helen Garner is one of Australia’s most prominent writers. A feminist, novelist, short story writer, screenwriter and journalist, Helen’s work spans fiction, non-fiction and reportage. Her latest book, Yellow Notebook Diaries Volume 1 …
Backstory with author Curtis Sittenfeld
Melissa talks to Curtis Sittenfeld about her new collection of stories called "You Think It, I'll Say It".
Curtis Sittenfeld Delves into the Minds of Others on Backstory
US-based writer Curtis Sittenfeld believes that to be human is to act irrationally very frequently. Her latest collection of short stories, You Think It, I’ll Say It, takes a poke a politics and…
Melanie Cheng - Backstory
Melanie Cheng on Backstory re her new novel "Room For A Stranger"
Backstory: Elliot Perlman Suggests ‘Maybe the Horse Will Talk’
Author Elliot Perlman joins Backstory host Melissa Cranenburg to discuss his much awaited novel, eight years in the making, Maybe the Horse Will Talk.
Beginning by asking himself, ‘is it that bad…
Backstory: Author Anna Krien on Leaping into Fiction with Act of Grace.
Anna Krien, award-winning writer of Nightgames and Into the Woods, set out to write a chapter of history that she feels hasn’t yet been documented in Australian literature with her first novel…
Backstory: Why Nina Kenwood Focuses on Character over Plot
Mel chats with author Nina Kenwood, whose debut novel It Sounded Better in My Head won the 2018 Text Prize of YA and Children’s Writing. Self-describing it as a ‘book with no villains’…