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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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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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James Button

1/17/2018
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Speechless: A Year in My Father's Business is a "masterpiece" memoir written by James Button, first published by Melbourne University Press in 2012, followed by a revised edition in 2013.James Button's 2016 book, published by Melbourne University Press, is Comeback: The Fall and Rise of Geelong.

Duration: 00:26:39


Joel Martin and Gordon Thompson

1/10/2018
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Joel Martin is the organiser of the inaugural 'Speculate' festival of speculative fiction, being held on 28 April 2018 at the Gasworks Arts Park in Albert Park, Melbourne. For more info, visit: SpecFic.com.auGordon Thompson (and his company Clouds of Magellan Press) is the publisher of the inaugural 'Bent Street' anthology from Australia's LGBTIQA+ community. 'Bent Street' will be launched on Sunday 11 February 2018 at 4 pm in Hares & Hyenas (Bookshop), 63 Johnston Street, Fitzroy.

Duration: 00:28:08


Glenna Thomson and Sue Williams

1/3/2018
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Glenna Thomson's second novel is 'Stella and Margie' (2018), her first is 'Blueberry' (2017), both are published by Penguin Random House (Bantam imprint). The Melbourne launch of 'Stella and Margie' is on 25 January 2018 at Readings in Hawthorn.The Cass Tuplin series of crime-comedy novels is written by Sue Williams, published by Text Publishing. 'Live and Let Fry' is now on pre-order for release on 1 May 2018. The first two novels in the series are 'Murder with the Lot' and 'Dead Men Don't...

Duration: 00:27:03


Patti Miller and Sheridan Jobbins

12/27/2017
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Patti Miller's authoritative book on life writing is 'Writing True Stories: The Complete Guide to Writing Autobiography, Memoir, Personal Essay, Biography, Travel and Creative Nonfiction', published by Allen & Unwin.'Wish You Were Here' is a funny and moving memoir about driving across the USA, written by Sheridan Jobbins, published by Affirm Press.

Duration: 00:28:03


Carmel Bird

12/20/2017
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Carmel Bird's latest collection of stories is 'The Dead Aviatrix: Eight Short Stories', published by Spineless Wonders. Available exclusively as an ebook.

Duration: 00:26:28


Rachel Matthews and Carole Poustie

12/13/2017
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'Siren' by Rachel Matthews is a compelling account of sexual exploration and the associated misunderstandings, published by Transit Lounge. (Replayed 2017 highlight from August.)'In The Dark' is a charming and humorous novel for younger readers, written by Carole Poustie, published by Celapene Press.

Duration: 00:28:00


Tony Wilson and Monica McInerney

12/6/2017
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Tony Wilson talks about 'Sir Bum', his contribution to 'Laugh Your Head Off Again and Again' which delves into the possible improbabilities of the lives of childen.Monica McInerney explores the meaning of home, in this big read about family, love and secrets in 'The Trip of a Lifetime'.

Duration: 00:28:58


Judith Buckrich and Tess Evans

11/29/2017
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The vibrant life and history of Acland Street is revealed in Judith Buckrich's 'Ackland Steet - The Grand Lady of St Kilda'.Tess Evans has written with humour about the community of a small Australian town, where a new business and new people will test friendships, in 'The Ballad of Banjo Crossing'.

Duration: 00:27:34


Maree Cootes and Jock Serong

11/22/2017
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A bird teaching about building design! 'Robin Boid: Architect' is a delightfully creative picture story book by Maree Cootes.The criminal and ethical implications of Australia's soverign border policy is starkly illustrated in Jock Serong's 'On the Java Ridge'.

Duration: 00:28:44


Sandi Wallace and Phillip Adams

11/15/2017
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Sandi Wallace writes about the highs and lows of cops on the job, in short stories 'On The Job' and rural crime in 'Dead Again'.'Insights and Reflections' is a selection of articles from Phillip Adams on the issues, people and ideas that have caught his attention since 2003.

Duration: 00:27:15


Elizabeth Corbett and Konrad Marshall

11/8/2017
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'The Tides Between' is an historical novel ofearly migration from Wales to the Port Phillip settlement of Melbourne by Elizabeth jane Corbett and published by Odyssey Books.Konrad Marshall delves into the stories associated with the Richmond Football Club; its players, leadership and support network. Serendipity saw the club win the 2017 premiership which makes 'Yellow and Black' a journal about success.

Duration: 00:28:11


A.S. Patric and Alex Miller

11/1/2017
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Life is a voyage on a deep, dark ocean in A.S. Patric's, 'Atlantic Black'.Alex Miller has written a novel which is also based on his own life in 'The Passage of Love'.

Duration: 00:28:52


Cass Moriarty and Lucy Sussex

10/25/2017
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Would you write letters of regret or revenge as your 'Parting Words'? Cass Moriarty has a family learning about their father through letters he has left.Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson travelled to Australia. It's true! 'The Australian Casebook' proves it and Lucy Sussex, one of the contributors to the anthology, explains how it is so.

Duration: 00:27:38


Fiona Wood and Claire Aman

10/18/2017
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Fiona Wood joins with Cath Crowley and Simmone Howell for 'Take Three Girls, a story of school age friendships surviving toxic websitesClaire Aman's short story collection, 'Bird Country' beguiles, entertains and amuses.

Duration: 00:18:41


Graeme Simsion, Anne Buist and Michelle de Kretser

10/11/2017
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Both redemption and romance can be found on Spain's Camino in 'Two Steps Forward' by Anne Buist and Graeme Simsion.There are five self contained stories introducing a variety of characters and lives, all with a connection to Pippa in Michelle de Kretser's 'The Life to Come'.

Duration: 00:28:42


Lachlan Walter and Lois Murphy

10/4/2017
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'The Rain Never Came' is a post-apocalyptic novel written by Lachlan Walter, published by Odyssey Books.Lois Murphy provides a cautionary tale of just how easily we can be overcome by an allegorical mist in her novel, 'Soon' - a Transit Lounge release.

Duration: 00:28:32


Brad Presser and T R Thompson

9/27/2017
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Brad Presser's 'The Book of Dirt' delves into Jewish tradition and the struggle of assimilating the past.'The Blood within the Stone' is the first book in the Wraith Cycle of mind control and power at play by T R Thompson.

Duration: 00:29:13


Lisa Bigelow and Mark Smith

9/20/2017
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'We That Are Left' tells how some wives deal with their hopes, dreams and outcomes from a war, by Lisa Bigelow.Set in the near future, 'Widler Country' has the themes of asylum and violence in a continuation of the issues Mark Smith introduced in his first novel 'The Road to Winter'.

Duration: 00:27:38


Sofie Laguna and Stuart Kells

9/13/2017
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We see the challenging life around Justine through her young eyes in Sofie Laguna's 'The Choke'.'The Library: A calalogue of Wonders' is authored by Stuart Kells and is published by Text Publishing.

Duration: 00:30:32


Rose Michael and Daniel Findlay

9/6/2017
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Featured this week are two contrasting novels of speculative fiction: The Art of Navigation by Rose Michael, published by UWAP; Year of the Orphan by Daniel Findlay, published by Penguin Random House.

Duration: 00:28:47

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