Aviva is Associate Publisher at Scribe Publications, where she is building an Australian fiction and non-fiction list. She has worked in publishing for more than fifteen years, mainly as an editor. She was previously Deputy Editor of Australian Book Review.
Liz is a finance professional with some 20 years experience. She is currently Head of Finance and Corporate Services at the Melbourne Festival.
Eleanor is a lawyer and works for the Victorian Government’s Solicitor’s Office.
Sophie is Chair of the Australia Council’s Literature Board. She worked in publishing for twenty-five years and is the author of three books, Geography, Bird and Melbourne.
Rachael is the Development Director for one of Australia’s leading private schools and works with a number of charities advising and consulting on fundraising, corporate sponsorship and marketing strategies.
Jenny is Associate Director of The Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas in Melbourne. Over the last ten years she has worked in arts programming in Scotland, NYC, China and Australia, including as co-creator and inaugural director of Beijing’s first international literary festival.
Monica is a writer, social commentator and co-author of The Great Feminist Denial. Her second book, Things I Didn’t Expect (when I was expecting), will be published by Melbourne University Publishing in March 2013.
Chris is Events Manager at Readings Books, Music and Film.
Kirsten is a Sydney-based author whose first novel, The Legacy, was shortlisted for the ALS Gold Medal and longlisted for the Miles Franklin. Her second novel, A Common Loss, was released in January 2012.
Sam began her career in television production, moved to producing live outdoor events, and for the last eight years has worked as an arts programmer and producer. She currently works at the State Library of NSW.
Jacinta is a GP and a writer. She is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Dissection and Pilgrimage.
Lou is Editorial Director of Sleepers Publishing, which focuses on new and emerging writers by fostering and publishing their voices.
Megan has more than fifteen years experience in the book industry, as a bookseller, editor and publicist.
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