Fit to Print: Getting Published
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
- Submitting and pitching to literary journals
- Understanding how to submit book proposals and manuscripts to publishers
- Finding and entering competitions
- Writing a cover letter
- An overview of the contemporary Australian publishing landscape
Pen and paper or preferred device for writing. Please ensure your device is charged.
About the tutor
Alice Grundy is associate publisher at Brio Books and co-founder of Seizure, an incubator of Australian writing. For the past decade, she has worked in trade publishing with a focus on developing new talent. She has run workshops at festivals, universities and schools in Australia, India and China and written for the Sydney Review of […]