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Editors Victoria dinner meeting on book design

2 October 2019
Editors Victoria is running a branch dinner meeting with Pooja Desai, discussing contemporary book design. Desai is the design manager for Hardie Grant Egmont, and her design for the Pups...

Editors Victoria: Editing Diverse Voices

25 September 2019
Editors Victoria is running a workshop on editing diverse voices. The Australian publishing landscape is always changing, and editors must know how to support diverse writers. How can we transcend...

PANZ: Applications open for career development fund

11 September 2019
Publishers Association of NZ (PANZ) is calling for applications for the International Career Development (ICD) fund. The ICD fund is aimed at senior and mid-level publishing staff in New Zealand, to...

Editors NSW: Workshop on Word

4 September 2019
Editors NSW is running a workshop on intermediate to advanced Word, presented by Denise Tsagaris, designed for editors seeking training specifically in Word Styles and Templates. The workshop will provide...

Editors Victoria: Editing Diverse Voices seminar

14 August 2019
Editors Victoria is running a seminar on editing diverse voices in October. The seminar will explain the best editorial practice for inclusivity and diversity, how we can transcend our biases...

IPEd: Editing Digital Content

7 August 2019
The Victorian branch of the Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) is running a professional development session on editing digital content with John Ryan. This session will help attendees understand the...

Philip Bray’s farewell

17 July 2019
Philip Bray is retiring after 50 years of bookselling at Brays Books in Balmain, Sydney. Brays Books staff members Bronwyn, Libby and Tim invite book-industry friends to join them in...

Gecko Press networking drinks

17 July 2019
Networking drinks will be held for publishers who are in Wellington for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Publishers are very welcome to bring along their...

Children’s publishing: networking drinks

3 July 2019
Children’s publishing professionals are invited to a 'Christmas in July' event. Celebrate and catch up with friends and colleagues from all publishing houses. Eat, drink, be merry, win bookish prizes...

Varuna Residential Fellowships open for applications

12 June 2019
Varuna the National Writers’ House invites writers from across Australia to apply for a Varuna Residential Fellowship. The fellowship offers writers working across a wide range of literary forms and...

APA: Australian Reading Challenge

5 June 2019
Australian Publishers Association (APA) is encouraging readers to be involved in the Australian Reading Challenge. The Australian Reading Challenge is for three types of people: those who would like to...

MEAA session for book publishing staff

29 May 2019
The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) is holding a session for book publishing staff wondering how to go about organising their own workplace and what supports/entitlements are available. The...

Inaugural Janet Mackenzie Medal open for nominations

29 May 2019
The inaugural Janet Mackenzie Medal, named after founding member of Editors Victoria Janet Mackenzie, is now open for nominations. The medal is given to an outstanding professional editor who has...

Ford Street titles no longer available through ASO

29 May 2019
Ford Street titles will no longer be available via Australian Standing Orders. Mindcull by K H Canobi will be the last title. NewSouth represents Ford Street, so library suppliers and...

State memorial for Les Murray

29 May 2019
A state memorial for Les Murray will be held on Wednesday, 12 June at 2pm in the Mitchell Library Reading Room, State Library of New South Wales. Doors will open...

Children’s bookselling and publishing seminar

29 May 2019
The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) and Australian Publishers Association (APA) are running the Between the Covers, Behind the Counter: Children’s bookselling and publishing seminar with a new program. This specialist...

Publishers Publicity Circle update

22 May 2019
The next Sydney Publishers Publicity Circle (PPC) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 19 June at Allen & Unwin, 83 Alexander Street, Crows Nest. Lara Wallace is chair of the...

Varuna: Advanced memoir residential masterclass

22 May 2019
Varuna is accepting applications for Advanced Memoir: A Residential Masterclass with Patti Miller. Join acclaimed memoirist Patti Miller for a very special week at Varuna, the National Writers’ House in...

ILF Great Book Swap

15 May 2019
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation has opened registrations for this year's Great Book Swap. As part of UNESCO’s focus on Indigenous languages this year, ILF is inviting workplaces to find out...