Judith Rodriguez [Photo © Bryan Sun]

April 30, 2015

Judith Rodriguez

I’m continually surprised by the way ideas flower, change, form something living and new as you word them. I think it’s what I do best. You’ve got to give something to the world – poetry is my offering.

Photo by Bryan Sun

Kirsten Lees

April 27, 2015

Kirsten Lees

Because writing for a living is a craft. Ideas may drop from the sky, but unless you craft them for your audience they risk languishing lifelessly on your laptop. It is a craft learned with practice, experience and endless feedback from generous friends and mentors.

David Metzenthen

April 27, 2015

David Metzenthen

My view of the world when I was young was that it was a place of adventure. This remains true. I write because I imagine, hear or see things that I feel someone could benefit from me writing about them. Egotistical and irrational, of course, but that’s the fiction writer’s curse.

Tim Gurry

April 27, 2015

Tim Gurry

Working out ways to share resources and acknowledge the contributions of peers and competitors are all important strategies for the future success of publishing in its myriad formats.

Anita Heiss

April 27, 2015

Anita Heiss

I want to create resources that encourage young Aboriginal people to read. I think it’s important Aboriginal people today can see themselves in the Australian literary landscape.

John Wolseley [Photo © Bryan Sun]

April 23, 2015

John Wolseley

I keep creating because I have this passion to reveal the power and beauty of nature.

Photo by Bryan Sun

Criss Canning [Photo © Bryan Sun]

April 23, 2015

Criss Canning

Artists in general go through many tough and challenging years, refining and developing their art, making it their own. It should not be treated as ‘easy prey’ for others to profit from. It should be respected.

Photo by Bryan Sun

Image Credit: Left to right: Authors Vicki Laveau-Harvie, Bri Lee, Enza Gandolfo, Fiona Wright, and Stephanie Bishop. Photo: Elle Green.

Image Credit: Left to right: Publisher Fellows Alexandra Payne, Nathan Hollier, Bronwyn Mehan, and Louise Cornegé.

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