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Sep 16, 2019

On this episode of Backstory, host Mel Cranenburgh is joined by author Josephine Rowe and Lisa Dempster from the Yarra Plenty Regional Library Booklovers Festival.
Josephine Rowe’s, Here Until August, is a selection of superbly crafted stories follow the fates of characters who, by choice or by force, are travelling beyond the boundaries of their known worlds. Josephine joins Mel to discuss this new work. Josephine’s novel, A Loving, Faithful Animal, was longlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award, selected as a New York Times Editors’ Choice and led to her being named a 2017 Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist.
Lisa Dempster is the Executive Manager Public Participation at Yarra Plenty Regional Library. She was formerly the Artistic Director/CEO of Melbourne Writers Festival and she joins Mel to talk about the Yarra Plenty Regional Library 11th Annual Booklovers Festival. Chock a block with great activities across nine libraries, it truly is three weeks of book loving goodness for anyone living in the Yarra Plenty area (and anyone who isn’t!).