Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival

Introduction to the Australian Publishing industry

The Introduction to the Australian Publishing Industry weekend intensive is a significant opportunity to take a step forward on your journey to traditional publication.

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Event Details


Industry Events

Event Starts

Oct 15, 2022

Event Ends

Oct 16, 2022

This is a program for writers who are keen to take the next step in their journey to publication and can demonstrate a serious commitment to their writing. Participation in the weekend intensive is by application only.

Build vital professional networks at this premium professional development opportunity designed to demystify the publishing process.

Facilitated by celebrated novelist Nigel Featherstone—facilitator of other writer development programs including HARDCOPY, ACCESS ALL AREAS and HIDDEN NERVE—optimise your chances of success and connect with 12 key figures in the Australian publishing industry, including agents, editors, publishers, marketers and booksellers.

Applications are due by Sunday 31 July 2022. Outcome to be advised in August.

Writers from the Huon Valley and surrounds, regional writers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers, LGBTQIA+ writers and writers living with disability are encouraged to apply.

Cost is $600 (ex-GST) per participant. Maximum 30 participants.

Please note that the weekend will be held in a hybrid setting, i.e. facilitators, participants and some presenters in-room, and some presenters on-screen.

Learn more and apply now