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Here's where you'll find all the extras — Q&As with your favourite authors, essays from your other favourites, and maybe even the occasional blog post from a staff member.

So if you want to know what makes your favourite author tick, or what they listen to while they're writing, or how they researched their latest masterpiece, check here first.

If you're looking for something by a specific author, or about a specific book, you can find them on their respective pages, or use our handy search tool.

Enjoy!

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Meet the Scribe Nonfiction Prize longlisted writers: Zoya Patel

7 October 2015

Zoya Patel is a writer and editor based in the ACT with a deep, abiding…

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Meet the Scribe Nonfiction Prize longlisted writers: Patrick Mullins

4 October 2015

Meet Patrick Mullins, a Canberra-based writer and university tutor with…

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A letter to my future self: on being a new father

22 September 2015

I like the baby’s face in the morning, more than maybe anything I have…

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Q&A with Lynne Olson

20 September 2015

A Q&A with Lynne Olson, author of Citizens of London

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The Leone Scamarcio novels

31 August 2015

I needed a protagonist who encapsulated the dilemmas of the country…

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An interview with Rudi Westendorp

7 August 2015

It is the fear of facing death that keeps researchers and doctors away…

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Reclaiming lost art treasures stolen by the Nazis

2 August 2015

Searle was an extremely rich man who bought a painting without…

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Joel Bourne’s shopping cart

1 July 2015

At almost every talk I give on the global food crisis, someone usually…

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Q&A with Bryan Denson

10 June 2015

Scribe staff ask Bryan Denson about writing The Spy's Son.

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Stay curious

10 June 2015

The secret skill that will help you change your sex life.

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Princess Bari: a story of harmony and migration

2 June 2015

If someone asked me what the world looks like, I would say that it is…

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Make your own lava lamp with Jack Andraka

21 May 2015

Teenage scientist Jack Andraka teaches us to make a lava lamp out of…

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A note from the author

27 April 2015

Christoffer Carlsson introduces the Leo Junker series.
 

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Interview with Tommy Wieringa

16 April 2015

‘If I were to forget my memories, I could live under the illusion that…

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