Our next First Friday Club meeting falls on Friday 7 September and features Annette Barlow, publisher at Allen & Unwin.
Annette has worked in the publishing industry for over 30 years, in bookshops, in sales, in editorial and for over 20 years as a publisher. Her list comprises fiction titles, including the twice Miles Franklin-winner Alex Miller and many successful writers of commercial fiction such as Kate Morton, Fleur MacDonald, Minette Walters, Holly Throsby and Tony Jones. Her nonfiction titles are mostly memoir and include Jessica Rowe, Mary-Rose MacColl and Eddie Ayres. Annette is the publisher responsible for the annually awarded The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award and she teaches with the Faber Writing Academy at Allen & Unwin.
Come along and listen as we chat to Annette about her work, career journey, and everything in between.
About First Friday Club
First Friday Club is a monthly event at Writing NSW, free and exclusive to members. The club takes place on the first Friday of every month (March-October) from 10am-11:30am. Each month a new guest speaker from the writing industry, be they author, editor, publisher or journalist, joins us for a group conversation about writing. This session is then followed by a delicious morning tea.
This members-only event is free, but RSVPs are essential.
Annette Barlow is a publisher at Australia’s largest and most successful independent publishing house, Allen & Unwin. She has worked in the publishing industry for over 30 years, in bookshops, in sales, in editorial and for over 20 years as a publisher. Her list comprises fiction titles, including the twice Miles Franklin-winner Alex Miller and many successful […]
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