Of Tenacity and Tim Tams (and Getting Published)

One of the participants of the recent Getting Published course at Faber Writing Academy with our Publishing Director Sue Hines shares her experiences of the course and what she learned.

My class was as diverse as the front shelves of an independent bookseller; a pediatrician, an engineer, a nurse, a farmer, an IT professional; with some of the group finding their way to Australia from Sri Lanka, Hong Kong and the UK.  … Read the rest

No more slush pile...

Getting Published with our Friday Pitch

In 2006 I set up Friday Pitch to try to source more commercial fiction manuscripts than I was receiving from literary agents or authors. Before starting at Allen & Unwin I’d spent several years as a freelance editor and during this time I’d worked on numerous manuscripts for unpublished writers.… Read the rest