Event Recap / From Sci Fi to Cli Fi
Climate change is the crisis of this generation. Speaking at NSW Writers’ Centre’s Speculative Fiction Festival, Australian author James Bradley argued that as our defining social condition, the global environmental emergency provides the backdrop to literature written today.
Event Recap / How to Get a Good Review
Have you ever wondered what goes into getting a good book review? Judith Whelan, a former editor for The Sydney Morning Herald, interviewed a panel of three industry insiders at the recent Creative Non-Fiction Festival to inquire about what reviewers like, how they best like it served, and how an author can go about getting […]
Event Recap / First Friday Club with Lou Johnson
Our final First Friday Club guest speaker for the year was Lou Johnson, co-founder of The Author People and former Managing Director of Simon & Schuster Australia. With an extensive 25-year career in the national and international publishing industry, Lou has witnessed and played a role in its shifting landscape. Lou moved through various sales […]
Event Recap / First Friday Club with Matthew Gain
Earlier this month our First Friday Club guest was Matthew Gain, Head of Operations for Audible Australia and New Zealand. At Audible, Matthew combines his vast experience of brand and content creation with his love of storytelling. Matthew believes in the power of the voice to bring stories and characters to life. His favourite audio […]