Inside the Australian and New Zealand book industry

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‘I may never have achieved my lifelong dream of being a published writer without Writing NSW. As a young unpublished author, I attended courses, publishing seminars, and literary festivals in its beautiful grounds, and was encouraged, inspired and taught my craft. I have now published more than 40 books in 20 countries, but I will never forget what an important influence Writing NSW had upon my career.’—bestselling author Kate Forsyth responds to the NSW state government’s decision to defund Writing NSW.