Interviews

Our inaugural podcast with Katya de Becerra.

Oscar O’Neil-Pugh speaks to Katya de Becerra....

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Interview with Kristina Olsson.

You’ve said in the past that you felt writing chose you. Where did it all begin for you and what motivated you to pursue writing? As a...

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Author interview: Lauren Chater.

Interview by Nik Shone.   What motivated you to start writing and what draws you to historical fiction? I always wanted to be a...

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Author interview: Kathryn Gauci

Interviewer: Savannah White. Kathryn Gauci was born in England and studied textiles where she specialised in carpet design. After...

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Author interview: Glenice Whitting.

Interview by Madeleine Reid.   Pickle to Pie is the story of a second-generation Australian of German descent, Frederick...

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Author interview – Elizabeth Jane Corbett

By Senaj Alijevski What sparked your interest in immigration? This is an important theme in your novel. Does the history behind the...

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Author interview: Cindy Vallar.

Interviewer: Savannah White.  Cindy Vallar retired from her career as a librarian to persue her passion for writing, now working as a...

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Author interview: Hoa Pham

Interviewer: Savannah White. Hoa Pham is a psychologist and award winning author. She holds a doctorate in creative arts and a master’s...

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Interview with Justin Sheedy

By Oscar O’Neill-Pugh and Senaj Alijevski The subeditors at Backstory were fortunate to be able to interview Justin Sheedy, an author...

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Interview with Sandra Gulland

By Sophie Myers   Sandra Gulland is the internationally celebrated author of number of historical novels, such as the Josephine B....

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Interview with Rachel Nightingale

By Sophie Meyers What motivated you to start writing? I decided to become a writer at the age of 8. I can’t really remember why now, but...

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Interview with Christopher Raja

By Senaj Alijevski   What challenges and experiences inspired your novels? I love when someone tells me a story. I think this love for...

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Interview with Alex Miller

By Jac Mason and Ana-Teona Tinc The walls were lined with books, stacked up higher than any of us could reach. Alex stood and turned his...

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Interview with Dr Ron Elisha

By James Palmer Before screens colonised the world, performances were exclusive to live production. Yet the advent of film and television...

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Interview with C.W. Gortner

By Tamasine Loves   Historical fiction is a genre with roots as deep as the storytelling tradition itself. And to the modern day, we...

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