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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

Amanda Niehaus - The Breeding Season

10/9/2019
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Amanda Niehaus juxtaposes the scientific and the emotional, the expextations of the natural world against the mores of cultural propriety, in her novel, The Breeding Season, in which the characters, Elise and Dan, come to terms with the loss of their first child.

Duration:00:27:55

Jennifer Bryce and Kathleen Mary Fallon

10/2/2019
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There were many things that could disgrace a person in 1920's society: divorce, being placed in a mental asylum and pregnancy before marriage. Jennifer Bryce's debut novel, 'Lily Campbell's Secret', touches on them all. 'A Fixed Place - the long and short of story' is an eclectic collection of stories by Kathleen Mary Fallon that toys with story telling conventions.

Duration:00:29:01

Francesca Rendle-Short and Astrid Scholte

9/25/2019
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'The Near and the Far - Volume 2' has over 20 writers from the Pacific region contributing, with Francesca Rendle-Short telling us about the WrICE project.Astrid Scholte's imaginary kingdom is divided into four realms ruled by four queens and each is being assassinated. Find out how and why in "Four Dead Queens".

Duration:00:29:21

Josephine Rowe and Barry Heard

9/18/2019
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'Here Until August' is a short story collection by Josephine Rowe with characters from many countries, on the verge of pivotal decisions.Deception and Vietnam War coding are central to Barry Heard's novel, 'The Operators', which highlights the dangers of travelling in foreign countries.

Duration:00:29:18

Claire Coleman and Jane Sullivan

9/11/2019
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Past, present and future are combined in Claire Coleman's dystopian novel, 'The Old Lie', where we see colonialism reimagined in a galactic war.What were your favourite books as a child? Was it characters, different worlds or even a sense of fear that made you read on? Jane Sullivan reareads the books that made an impression, with adult insight into why they did, in 'Storytime'.

Duration:00:29:05

Joey Bui and Marcus Verstraelen

9/4/2019
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'Lucky Ticket' is a story collection from a range of story tellers, connected by deing displaced in a different country or their own, with insightful writing by Joey Bui.The world can be discombobulating unless you have magic glasses. This children's book, 'The Magic Glasses', has the authors; Marcus Verstraelen, Shannon Sands and John Head, playing with language.

Duration:00:28:37

Vikki Pertaitis and Chloe Higgins

8/28/2019
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Vikki Pertaitis is a 'true-crime' writer. Her accounts of actual crimes in 'Inside the Law - 25 years of True Crime Writing' will shock and amaze.'The best writing is the hard writing, the honest writing' is from Chloe Higgins book, 'The Girls' a grief memoir.

Duration:00:27:06

Sarah Bailey and Marieke Hardy

8/21/2019
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Sarah Bailey writes about Detective Gemma Woodstock again in 'Where the Dead Go'. Will her personal problems interfere with her investigation of a missing girl and a murdered boyfriend?Marieke Hardy talks about this year's Melbourne Writers Festival the theme of which is 'When we talk about love'.

Duration:00:30:21

Mel Campbell, Anthony Morris and Meg Mundell

8/14/2019
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'The Trespassers' by Meg Mundell, is a thought provoking thriller set on an ill-fated migrant ship coming to Australia.Mel Campbell and Anthony Morris delve into the absurdity of reality television in their novel, 'Nailed It'.

Duration:00:29:02

Hana Assafir and Maya Linnell

8/7/2019
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Hana Assafir's 'Arab Australian Other - stories on race and identity' speaks to the assumptions and prejudices inherent in societies about race and religion.Family life with no privacy of city life with corporate success? Penny must decide which would be most satisfying and with which man, in 'Wildflower Ridge' by Maya Linnell.

Duration:00:27:53

Elizabeth Bryer and Leisl Leighton

7/31/2019
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Elizabeth Bryer reveals how the corruption of stories, language and art speak to the fears within society in her novel, 'From Here On, Monsters'.Drugs and romance are alive in 'Echo Springs'. Leisl Leighton and three other authors weave crime and relationships through the police who work there.

Duration:00:29:30

Kerry Cue and Philip Salom

7/24/2019
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Kerry Cue writes about how to set up a salon. It is like a book club without books, instead tales are told of love and loss with the growth of self identity. Some of the real-life stories are in 'The Sunday Story Club'.Philip Salom explores the vagaries of ordinary lives and relationships in a most revealing way though his latest novel, 'The Returns'.

Duration:00:28:13

Angela Savage and Alice Bishop

7/17/2019
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Angela Savage takes us on an intriquing journey into the financial and ethical issues associated with fertitlity in her novel, 'Mother of Pearl'.Black Saturday was a firestorm situation happening 10 years ago. Alice Bishop has written about love, grief and recovery in 'The Constant Hum', over 40 tenderly written portraits of heartache.

Duration:00:28:40

Sarah Hopkins and Michael Pryor

7/3/2019
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Juvenile detention and drugs have facts readers will come to question in the fiction of 'The Subjects' by Sarah Hopkins.Melbourne has mote ghosts than you realize and Michael Pryor reveals the extent of the haunting in 'Graveyard Shift in Ghost Town'.

Duration:00:30:04

Meaghan Wilson-Anastasios and Jay Kristoff

6/26/2019
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A world at the brink of war, a sinister conspiracy, a race to find a secret treasure, all with an archelogical bent, in 'The Emerald Tablet' by Meaghan Wilson-Anastasios.'Deviate' has author Jay Kristoff, exploring the chaos of a dystopian future in the sequel to 'Lifelike'.

Duration:00:29:10

R.W.R. McDonald and Alex Rance

6/19/2019
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Families come in all shapes and sizes as does humour. R.W.R. McDonald gives us gays, a headless body and a feisty 11 year old detective in 'The Nancys'.Alex Rance talks football, education and also about his charming children's picture book 'Rabbit's Hop,' illustrated by Shane McG.

Duration:00:29:45

Radiothon program with Barry Scott

6/12/2019
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Barry Scott talks about small indendent publishing company, 'Transit Lounge'. Being our Radiothon program we are asking and acknowledging listeners who have donated to Published or Not. You still can! (03)9419 8377

Duration:00:29:11

Alex Landragin and K.H.Canobi

6/5/2019
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We transcend time and identities as souls are passed from one indidual to another in Alex Landragin's, 'Crossings'.Will virtual reality be there just for entertainment or will it take over our lives? Some of the issues at play, in K.H.Canobi's YA novel 'Mindcull'.

Duration:00:27:24

Elizabeth Kuiper and Sophie Cunningham

5/29/2019
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'Little Stones' reveals the post colonial world of Zimbabwe through the eyes of an eleven year old girl who is negotiating her parents' divorce and the social upheaval around her. A University fo Queensland Press release.'City of Trees' by Sophie Cunningham is an engaging and moving collection of essays on life, death and the need for a forest. It is released by Text Publishing.

Duration:00:28:33

Judith Brett and Melanie Cheng

5/22/2019
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'From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting' is a fascinating book by Judith Brett, released by Text Publishing.Melanie Cheng highlights the social and cultural forces that influence our lives when two individuals share accommodation in her novel, 'Room for a Starnger'. It is aText Publishing release.

Duration:00:29:18