Fit to Print: Getting Published

Alice Grundy

Monday 27 May, 6:30-9pm

Full Price: $55
Member: $40
Conc Member: $35

Have you written stories or essays but don’t know what to do with them? Do you have a manuscript in your bottom drawer that you would like read by a publisher? Would you like to learn about trends in Australian publishing? Then come to Fit to Print: Getting Published with Alice Grundy.

When starting out, finding a way into the world of publishing can be daunting. This workshop is designed to give you familiarity with the contemporary Australian publishing ecosystem and how to navigate it.

Both practical and detailed, this seminar will include tips on finding places to get published, honing your work for submission and crafting the best possible cover letter. With a focus on literary journals and competitions, as well as preliminary coverage of the steps to finding a book publisher, it will help you learn how to find new readers for your work.

Expected Learning Outcomes

  1. Submitting and pitching to literary journals
  2. Understanding how to submit book proposals and manuscripts to publishers
  3. Finding and entering competitions
  4. Writing a cover letter
  5. An overview of the contemporary Australian publishing landscape

Participant Requirements

Pen and paper or preferred device for writing. Please ensure your device is charged.

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