Events

05 Mar, 2022 to 10 Mar, 2022

Adelaide Writers’ Week 2022

Adelaide Writers’ Festival will be held at the Pioneer Women’s Garden in Adelaide’s CBD this March. 2022’s offering boasts an impressive line up of well known and emerging authors, both local and international over a six day period. All sessions are free! Some names on the line up include: Larissa Behrendt, Bernadette Brennan, Jacqueline Bublitz, […]

04 Mar, 2022 to 28 Mar, 2022

Pitch Perfect: How to prepare yourself for the publishing process (webinar)

ONLINE COURSE BY THE AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY OF AUTHORS How to prepare yourself for the publishing process Are you looking to publish your book, but you’re unsure of the pitching process? This four-week course, designed for authors writing for readers from middle grade to adult, will address all of the crucial steps you’ll need to take for a […]

26 Feb, 2022 to 27 Feb, 2022

Perth Festival’s Writers’ Weekend

Perth Festival, WA’s multi-arts festival begins on 11 February. Various world class performances, panels, workshops and more will liven up the city and surrounding areas until 3 March. Writers’ weekend on 21 and 22 February features authors Michael Robotham, Lisa Taddeo and Hannah Kent in conversation, as well as powerful storytelling and writing workshops for […]

11 Feb, 2022 to 11 Feb, 2022

Editing Insights: What an author needs to know about the editorial process (webinar)

The Australian Society of Authors are offering this online Zoom webinar to their members and non-members in March. Presented by Sally Asnicar, an experienced editor a who founded her business, Full Proofreading Services. Sally is also a long-time Professional member of the Institute of Professional Editors Ltd (IPEd). In this 90-minute session professional editor Sally […]

09 Feb, 2022 to 09 Feb, 2022

What to do after typing THE END (webinar)

The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) presents What to do after typing THE END: Your publishing options and how to know what’s right for you. This online webinar held via Zoom is $45 for members of the ASA and $90 for non-members. Hosted by Bernadette Foley, a publisher and editor with over 30 years’ experience […]

04 Feb, 2022 to 04 Feb, 2022

Book Distribution: How to get your book in bookshops using John Reed Books (webinar)

The Australian Society of Authors presents this free webinar for authors, with advice on how to distribute self published books, and outlining available distribution opportunities via John Reed Books. The webinar will explain: Why authors need to organise/consider book distribution When authors should start thinking about their distribution options What led to the ASA offering […]

15 Nov, 2021

UQP and the generation of ’68: 2021 Fryer Lecture

Join award-winning biographer and founding Chair of the Queensland Writers Centre Craig Munro on the 2021 Fryer Lecture in Australian Literature. About the event: In 1968 the University of Queensland Press published its first books of poetry— Roger McDonald’s Citizens of Mist and the anthology New Impulses in Australian Poetry. Within two years—at the suggestion […]

11 Nov, 2021 to 14 Nov, 2021

Sydney Contemporary 2021

Sydney Contemporary, Australia’s premier art fair returns to Carriageworks this November with the country’s largest and most diverse gathering of local and international galleries. Sydney Contemporary celebrates three days of curated exhibitions and ambitious programming that appeals to the serious collector, art lover and those curious about contemporary art. For booking information and the full […]

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