‘I think there is a need for generational change in several big and medium-size Australian publishers, and a program such as this—which bridges the gap between experienced and non-experienced publishing professionals—is a great idea’—Affirm Press sales and marketing director Keiran Rogers reflects on the SPN mentorship program.
Madonna Duffy has over 25 years’ experience in publishing in Australia and the UK. She has previously worked for publishers such as Pan Macmillan and Penguin Books (in Sydney and in London) and has worked at The University of Queensland Press since 2002, first as Managing Editor, and since 2006 as its Head of Publishing. She has lead the acquisition of fiction, nonfiction and academic books, and published authors such as David Malouf, David Brooks, Matthew Condon, Kristina Olsson and Prime Minister’s Literary Award winners Gabrielle Carey and Sarah Holland-Batt. Duffy has been a member of many industry committees and boards and regularly gives guest lectures and speaks at industry and community events.
Thames & Hudson Australia are pleased to announce that they are now distributing Tara Books for the first time in Australia.
Tara Books, an independent press in South India, publishes picture books for both adults and children. They specialise in beautiful, tactile books made entirely by hand, from the paper to the printing and binding. Their print workshop is run according to fair trade practices. Watch the process here: https://vimeo.com/151117123.
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