Friday, May 30, 2008

Canberra Writers Festival 2008

June 21, 2008

9-10 am

So you want to be an author? With Dr Jeremy Fisher (ASA)

Why be a writer? The book is dead. The cultural context for a professional writer; Know your market: opportunities for writers; Know your rights: copyright, contracts and other contentious issues. QL2 Theatre, Gorman House, Ainslie Ave, Braddon. Max: 80 people.

10-11 am

How traditional book publishing works with Kristina Schulz from UQP and Dr Jeremy Fisher from the Australian Society of Authors. This session will cover submissions, advances, local and overseas rights, markets, royalties, bookshops, contracts, distributors, where does the money go? Q & A. Venue: QL2 Theatre, Gorman House, Ainslie Ave, Braddon

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