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Jane Curry: What makes a good author? 

19 March 2019
In her first opinion column of the year, Ventura Press founder Jane Curry shares her thoughts on the traits that make a  successful author. Writing is a solitary and fiercely...

Karys McEwen: Why you should meet your heroes 

19 March 2019
In her first column for 2019, high school library manager Karys McEwen argues that young people have much to gain from interacting with authors in person—but authors need to be...

Martin Hughes: Death by exposure 

30 August 2018
Publishers should take an industry-wide stance to ensure fairer collaboration with print media, argues Affirm Press publisher Martin Hughes. Many years ago a major metropolitan newspaper was so excited about...

Pricing our business: Terri-ann White on book prices 

Terri-ann White 10 May 2016
UWA Publishing director, author and former bookseller Terri-ann White calls for industry-wide resistance to lower book prices and greater efficiency in distribution in her latest column on the state of...

Terri-ann White: Is the book industry special? 

Terri-ann White 21 March 2016
UWA Publishing director Terri-ann White has written books, taught writing and literature, and owned a bookshop. She joins Books+Publishing in 2016 as a regular columnist examining the book industry and where...