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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Behind the Text : Candid Conversations with Australian Creative Nonfiction Writers
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'Behind the Text is a celebration of the often forgotten genre of creative nonfiction. Paired with Joseph’s rich descriptions of person and place, this collection of candid interviews brings together some of the best Australian authors, covering everything from traumatic wartime journalism and burning national issues to Middle Eastern spices. In this definitive work, eleven influential authors explore their writing process, ethical dilemmas and connection to the capacious genre. As the first collection of its kind, this work brings Australian creative nonfiction into the literary spotlight.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication:

    In loving memory of

    Jan (Johannes) Bool

    28 July 1926 - 13 December 2011

    and

    David Humphreys

    26 February 1922 - 21 December 2015

  • Includes and interview with food and travel writers, Greg Malouf and Lucy Rushbrooke.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Ormond, Brighton - Moorabbin area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,:Hybrid , 2016 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Paul McGeough, Sue Joseph (interviewer), single work interview
Doris Pilkington Garimara, Sue Joseph (interviewer), single work interview
David Leser, Sue Joseph (interviewer), single work interview
Kate Holden, Sue Joseph (interviewer), single work interview
John Dale, Sue Joseph (interviewer), single work interview
Margaret Simons, Sue Joseph (interviewer), single work interview
Greg Bearup, Sue Joseph (interviewer), single work interview
Estelle Blackburn, Sue Joseph (interviewer), single work interview
Anna Goldsworthy, Sue Joseph (interviewer), single work interview

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ormond, Brighton - Moorabbin area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Hybrid , 2016 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 1 v.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 1st October 2016
      ISBN: 9781925272475

Works about this Work

'Behind the Text : Candid Conversations with Australian Creative Nonfiction Writers' by Sue Joseph Tali Lavi , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 390 2017;
'What’s in a name? Academic Sue Joseph interviews eleven Australian non-fiction writers, a varied group which includes Paul McGeough, Doris Pilkington Garimara, and Kate Holden. Joseph is on a quest to uncover whether Australian ‘creative non-fiction’ exists here, as it does in other countries, and to understand what the term signifies to her subjects.' (Introduction)
'Behind the Text : Candid Conversations with Australian Creative Nonfiction Writers' by Sue Joseph Tali Lavi , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 390 2017;
'What’s in a name? Academic Sue Joseph interviews eleven Australian non-fiction writers, a varied group which includes Paul McGeough, Doris Pilkington Garimara, and Kate Holden. Joseph is on a quest to uncover whether Australian ‘creative non-fiction’ exists here, as it does in other countries, and to understand what the term signifies to her subjects.' (Introduction)
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