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Jan Goldsmith has spoken with authors for many years now on Published or Not. International writers, local writers and those in the writing business have all made there way into 3CR at 11.30am on a Thursday. Conversations may include characters, plot lines, topics introduced through the narrative and settings. Authors are often asked to read a little from their book and tell about their publishing story.

Jan Goldsmith has spoken with authors for many years now on Published or Not. International writers, local writers and those in the writing business have all made there way into 3CR at 11.30am on a Thursday. Conversations may include characters, plot lines, topics introduced through the narrative and settings. Authors are often asked to read a little from their book and tell about their publishing story.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Jan Goldsmith has spoken with authors for many years now on Published or Not. International writers, local writers and those in the writing business have all made there way into 3CR at 11.30am on a Thursday. Conversations may include characters, plot lines, topics introduced through the narrative and settings. Authors are often asked to read a little from their book and tell about their publishing story.

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+ 61 3 9419 8377


Episodes

Claire Varley and Bridie Jabour

10/17/2018
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Claire Varley has interconnected five characters in 'The Book of Ordinary People' who by telling their own stories, or by hearing other's stories, learn more about themselves.It is always a perfect storm of comedy, tension and second thoughts when families gather for a wedding. Bridie Jabour fathoms these dedpths in her novel 'The Way Things Should Be'.

Duration:00:28:30

Maryrose Cuskelly

10/10/2018
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Maryrose Cuskelly explores the events, personalities and psychological impact of the murders that took place in the small rural Victorian town of Wedderburn in 2014. The book is entitled, Wedderburn - a true tale of blood and dust.

Duration:00:28:23

Sarah Myles and Katya de Becerra

10/3/2018
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Sarah Myles has written a gripping moral thriller about an abduction of a young Australian aid worker. 'The Wolf Hour' is set in Africa .Myth and reality collide in Katya de Becerra's, 'What the Woods Kept'.

Duration:00:28:46

Les Zig and Mary Ryllis Clark

9/26/2018
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'August Falling' by Les Zig delves into the fraught nature of relationships and the challenges they represent.Nina Stanton chose 100 beautiful objects that related to her life and Mary Ryllis Clark wrote her biography with mini histories of the objects in 'A Tear in the Glass'.

Duration:00:28:42

Stuart Kells and Martine Murray

9/19/2018
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Stuart Kells investigates the controversy surrounding the authorship of Shakespeare's works in 'Shakespeare's Library'.It is the entire family that undergoes change in 'The Last Summer of Ada Bloom' by Martine Murray.

Duration:00:29:34

Adam Wakeling and Sally Piper

9/12/2018
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There can never be justice after a war as Adam Wakeling's account of the Pacific War Crimes Trials in his work, 'Stern Justice' so aptly illustrates.Three women redo a 5 day trek that they did 20 years ago, will it reignite more blame and shame or restore a broken friendship in Sally Piper's 'The Georgraphy of Friendship'.

Duration:00:30:05

Meaghan Wilson Anastasios and Louisa Deasey

9/5/2018
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'The Honourable Thief' has archaeology, Artemis, sex and black market antiquity sales in this action packed adventure by Meaghan Wilson Anastasios.Louisa Deasey rediscovers family, her father, his love of literature and the artist's life in her memoir, 'A Letter from Paris'.

Duration:00:28:50

Ted Todd and Fiona Patten

8/29/2018
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Ted Todd has written short stories about dating from a male perspective in 'Fifty Something Male' and 'A Doubtful Inheritance' is his autobiofiction as Tibor Weisz. The title says it all - 'Sex, Drugs and the Electoral Role'. Fiona Patten reveals the current malaise within our political system.

Duration:00:29:29

Sandi Wallace and Lili Wilkinson

8/22/2018
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'Into the Fog' by Sandi Wallace is a new rural crime thriller with a wild storm, a long way from home and three missing children.What lengths will you go to if your survival is at stake? Lili Wilkinson explores this conundrum in 'After the Lights Go Out', where doomsday preppers and their isolationism is challenged.

Duration:00:28:22

Marieke Hardy and Cher Chidzey

8/15/2018
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Debut director, Marieke Hardy, talks about this year's Melbourne Writers Festival, themed - a matter of life and death.Cher Chidzey's book 'Ken's Quest' has opinionated Ken wanting to live and work in Australia but will Australia, and especially Julia, change his attitudes?

Duration:00:29:19

Laura Elizabeth Woollett and Rebecca Lim

8/8/2018
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'Beautiful Revolutionary' is an engrossing historical fiction by Laura Elizabeth Woollett, explaining the charismatic Jim Jones and why so many followed him to their death. We are taken on a mythical ride in Rebecca Lim's 'The Relic of the Blue Dragon' when an ancient Chinese vase is broken releasing a girl who has been trapped for two thousand years.

Duration:00:29:20

David Metzenthen and Kirsty Manning

8/1/2018
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'George Parker Goes Global' is a delightfully ridiculous adventure for the teenage reader by David Metzenthen.Kirsty Manning's 'The Jade Lily' is an intriguing tale of how three generations are shaped through the circumstance of war with Shanghai, as the backdrop.

James Cristina and Jill Giese

7/25/2018
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The nature of narrative is exposed in 'Antidote to a Curse', an intriguing novel by James Cristina whose protagonist waits upon a HIV diagnosis.True characters give us an insight into the Victorian asylum histoy in Jill Giese's book, 'The Maddest Place on Earth'.

Duration:00:28:00

Alison Booth and Peter Cotton

7/18/2018
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Alison Booth's, 'A Perfect Marriage', has domestic violence at the centre but love, loss, friendship and honesty help to heal the hurt.Peter Cotton's, 'Dead Heat' begins with a domestic murder but soon escalates to a regional, nuclear crisis.

Duration:00:30:35

Gwenda Beed Davey and Jacqui Horwood

7/11/2018
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Ten Women tell their stories in Gwenda Beed Davey's 'Girl Talk: One Hundred Years of Australian Childhood'.Jacqui Horwood from Sisters-in-Crime talks about the upcoming Davitt Awards.

Duration:00:28:08

Alli Sinclair and Moreno Giovannoni

7/4/2018
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Alli Sinclair has set 'Burning Fields' in the sugar cane area of northern Queensland in 1945 with a character, Rosie, who wants to rebuild her family without losing the man she loves. Moreno Giovannoni takes us into the unique atmosphere of rural Tuscany in his collection of tales 'The Fireflies of Autumn'.

Duration:00:30:07

Lisa Ireland and Kate van Hooft

6/27/2018
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Who is your best friend and why? In 'The Art of Friendship' Lisa Ireland writes about two women who share a histroy but question whether they should continue with their friendship. Trauma is seen through the eyes of a child in Kate van Hooft's 'WE See the Stars'.

Duration:00:27:28

Sarah Bailey and Clare Strahan

6/20/2018
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A brazen murder with hundreds of witnesses takes place on the streets of Melbourne, in Sarah Bailey's crime novel 'Into the Night'.Clare Strahan tackles the challenging topic of adolescent sexuality in her novel, 'The Learning Curves of Vanessa Partridge'.

Duration:00:28:48

Radiothon with Izzy Roberts-Orr

6/13/2018
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The Emerging Writers Festival Artistic Director, Izzy Roberts-Orr, highlighted the interests and challenges of running this festival for the new creative voices in the community during our Radiothon programme.

Duration:00:29:02

Phil Copsey and George Ivanoff

6/6/2018
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Blue Justice is a gritty Melbourne crime novel that draws on Phil Copsey's four decades in the police force.Other Worlds is an intriguing series by Melbourne author, George Ivanoff, that invites the younger reader to let their imaginations run wild and visit impossible but plausible worlds.

Duration:00:27:52