Lena spoke about how things have changed over that time, and what still needs to change, sharing initiatives that are making a difference and telling us how the writing and publishing sector compares with other art forms.
Benython discussed insights from his long career in publishing – as a literary agent and the Sydney-based director of Zeitgeist Agency, representing writers and illustrators from around the globe.
Rosemarie discussed the challenges around running a regional writers festival, how festivals can contribute to a writer’s career, and the future of festivals in light of the global pandemic.
Watch the recording of our First Friday Club event with Terri-ann White, in conversation with Senior Programs Officer, Ashley Kalagian Blunt.
In March 2021, internationally published author and editor Eugen Bacon joined us to discuss her multifaceted publishing career.
Lily spoke about her career spanning over 30 years in First Peoples Cultural Development, Arts Management and in Theatre and performance making.
Listen to Kirsten speak about her experience as an author and editor and the new ways writers have been working and promoting their books while in isolation
Watch a conversation between Joel Naoum and David Henley about the changing nature of booksales and more
‘What successful authors have in common is that they’ve found their community and catered to it… Really try to nail the core demographic of your genre.’